Click here to download a pdf version of my complete CV (updated 06/2019).


2018-present Appignani Foundation Chair & Professor, University of Miami
2014-18 Director, John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, University of Notre Dame
2011-18 Professor, University of Notre Dame
2008-11 Director, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto
2007-11 Associate Professor, University of Toronto
2002-07 Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
2000-02 Junior Research Fellow, King’s College, University of Cambridge
1999-00 Teaching Fellow, School of Philosophy, University of Leeds


PhD, 2001 History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
MPhil, 1997 History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
MA, 1995 Philosophy, University of Toronto
BSc (Honours), 1991 Biophysics, University of Toronto


2017 Elected to the Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences
2017 Senior Visiting Fellow, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh
2016-17 Guggenheim Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
2016-17 Senior Visiting Fellow, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
2016 Values-Driven Leadership Award, Benedictine University (‘given to a scholar who has exemplified values-driven leadership throughout his or her career’)
2015, 2013 Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Center for Values-Driven Leadership, Benedictine University
2010, 2008 Dean’s Excellence Award, University of Toronto (for leadership in the field and contributions to research)
2009 Canadian Philosophical Association Biennial Book Prize (for A Metaphysics for Scientific Realism: Knowing the Unobservable, Cambridge University Press)
2008 Visiting Fellow, Centre for the Foundations of Science, University of Sydney
2004 Visiting Fellow, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

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2016-present Editorial Board, Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Synthese Library book series
2007-present Editorial Board, New Directions in Philosophy of Science, Palgrave Macmillan book series
2012-18 Editor in Chief, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (previously Associate Editor, 2009-11; Consulting Editor, 2006-09)
2014-17 Governing Board, Philosophy of Science Association
2007-11 Associate Coordinator, Toronto Node, National Situating Science Cluster for the Humanist and Social Studies of Science
2008-09 SSHRC Standard Research Grant National Selection Committee, Philosophy
2007-09 Program Committee, Philosophy of Science Association
2005-06 Chair, Program Committee, Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science
2004-07 Executive Council and Advisory Board, Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science


In progress Corey Dethier: ‘From Variance to Convergence: Robustness and Epistemology of Science’
2018 Evan Claudeanos: ‘The Epistemology of Data-Intensive Science: How Big Data is Changing Scientific Knowledge and its Acquisition’ (MA Philosophy/MSc Applied Math)
2017 Mousa Mohammadian: ‘Theoretical Virtues in Science and Metaphysics’
2017 Curtis Forbes: ‘A Pragmatic, Existentialist Approach to the Scientific Realism Debate’
2017 Xavi Lanao Camara: ‘Lawless Possibilities: A Powers Account of Natural Modality’
2011 Isaac Record: ‘Knowing Instruments: Design, Reliability, and Scientific Practice’
2010 Boaz Miller: ‘A Social Theory of Knowledge’
2008 Kaveh Lajevardi: ‘Against Modalities: On the Presumed Coherence and Alleged Indispensability of Some Modal Notions’