Research Interests: Politics and ethics; ancient political and ethical thought (especially Plato and Hellenistic Philosophy); modern political theory (especially Marx and Nietzsche); Michel Foucault; continental and critical theory; asceticism and practices of the self; history and anthropology of spiritual/ethical systems; politics/ethics of markets; democracy and inequality.

Dissertation: Powers of Practice: Michel Foucault and the Politics of Asceticism

Committee: Danielle Allen (chair); Katrina Forrester; Elizabeth Lunbeck; Panagiotis Roilos