CURRICULUM VITAE

—Downloadable CV with publication list available here: Full CV.

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2012–present, Researcher, Lund University, Sweden

2008–10, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Durham University

2006–08, Lecturer in Research Methods, Umeå University

2005–06, Teaching Fellow, Umeå University

2004–05, Visiting Research Fellow, Durham University.

2003–04, Teaching Fellow, Umeå University

2003, Sixth Form Teacher in Philosophy, Dragonskolan, Umeå

2002, PhD in Theoretical Philosophy, Umeå University

1995, BA in Philosophy and Psychology

RESEARCH ESTEEM INDICATORS AND NETWORKING

Research Grants Awarded in role of principal applicant

2015, Scientific Essentialism, £186.000 project grant, Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation.

2012, McTaggart’s Paradox, £200.000 project grant, Swedish Research Council.

2004, Substance and Process, £ 30 500 postdoctoral scholarship, Swedish Foundation for the Internationalisation of Research and Higher Education (STINT).

International Collaboration

2015, Research Associate, Causation, Complexity and Evidence in the Life Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

2014, Research Associate, Power-structuralism in Ancient Ontologies, University of Oxford

2014, Research Associate, The Metaphysics of Entanglement, University of Oxford

Presentations at International Conferences

2015, Undermining the Categorical/Dispositional Distinction: Comments on Locke, Dynamis Conference: The Metaphysics of Properties, Helsinki

2013, Stuff: Substances, Processes, or Both?, Workshop on Mixtures and Stuff, University of Geneva.

2012, Temporality in Thought, Experience and Reality, Experience, Action, and the Metaphysics of Time, Durham University.

2012, Comment on John Heil’s ‘Real Modalities’, Powerful Qualities: a Workshop with John Heil, Power-structuralism in Ancient Ontologies, University of Oxford.

2005, Truth-Makers Without Truth, The Joint Session of the Aristiotelian Society and The Mind Association..

2002, The Circularity of Arguments Professing to Prove that a Dynamic Conception of the World is Contradictory, 4th European Congress for Analytic Philosophy.

1999, Understanding McTaggart’s Paradox, 22nd International Wittgenstein Symposium.

1999, Causality as Interaction, Copenhagen Colloquium of Backwards Causation and Time.

Invited Talks

2014, Modernising the Aristotelian View: Causation, Constitution, and Persistence, Symposium in Ancient Philosophy, Södertörn University.

2014, Causal Production as Interaction: a Causal Account of Persistence and Grounding, Visiting Speaker Series, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford.

2013, McTaggart’s Paradox: Obscure or Misunderstood?, Dept. of Philosophy, Bogazici University, Istanbul

2013, Causation as a Necessary, Efficient, and Uniform Process of Production, Dept. of Philosophy, Aarhus University.

2012, Causal Necessity in Realist Metaphysics, Filosofiska föreningen, Lund University

2012, Causality, Persistence, and Presentism, Dept. of Philosophy, Gothenburg University

2010, Properties: Qualities, Powers, or Both?, Institut für Christliches Philosophie, University of Innsbrück.

2010, No Regress of Pure Powers, Eidos–Postgraduate Philosophy Society, Durham University.

2009, There’s No Truth-Theory Like the Correspondence Theory, Eidos­–Postgraduate Philosophy Society, Durham University.

2009, Is Time Contradictory? A Novel Interpretation of McTaggart’s Paradox, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University.

2008, Is Time Contradictory? A Novel Interpretation of McTaggart’s Paradox, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Iceland.

2005, Causal Production, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University.

2004, Temporal Parity and the Problem of Change, Eidos­–Postgraduate Philosophy Society, Durham University.

2004, Are Many Things True That are Never Thought of?, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University.

Organisation of Conferences and Seminars

2009, The New Ontology of the Mental Causation Debate, International Conference, Durham University, with S.C. Gibb and E.J. Lowe (convenors).

Speakers: John Heil (Washington University), Tim Crane (UCL), Barry Loewer (Rutgers), Paul Noordhof (York University), Tim O’Connor (Indiana), David Papineau (KCL), David Robb (Davidson College), Sydney Shoemaker (Cornell), Peter Simons (Leeds University), Jessica Wilson (Toronto).

2008–10, The New Ontology of the Mental Causation Debate, Seminar Series, Durham University, with S.C. Gibb and E.J. Lowe (convenors).

Speakers: Alexander Bird (Bristol), E.J. Lowe (Durham), Luc Schneider (Institut Jean Nicod) Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame), Martine Nida-Rumelin (Freiburg), John Heil (Washington University), Kevin Mulligan (Geneva), Peter Menzies (Macquarie), Edmund Runggaldier (Innsbrück) and Andrew Newman (Univ. Nebraska at Omaha).

Refereeing

2015, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, one commission

2014, Philosophical Quarterly, two commissions

2014, Synthese, one commission

2014, Philosophical Papers, one commision

2013, Philosophical Psychology, one commission

2010, Erkenntnis, one commission

2010, Southern Journal of Philosophy, one commission

2009-14, Dialectica, three commissions

TEACHING

Undergraduate Courses (% of lectures, L = course leadership)

2009–10, Metaphysics, 50%, Durham.

2008–10, Philosophy of the Sciences, 50%, Durham.

2005–07, Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 100%, L, Umeå.

2006–08, 2010, Scientific Methods in Food and Nutrition, 30%, L, Umeå.

Scientific Method, School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts, 30%, L, Umeå.

2007, Feminist Thinking, 50%, Joint L, Umeå.

2005–2006, Introduction to Philosophy, 20%, L, Umeå.

2005–06, Environmental Ethics, 100%, L, Umeå.

2004–05, History of Philosophy, 50%, Umeå.

2003–04, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, & Existentialism, 30%, Umeå.

2003, Philosophy of Art, sub-unit in ‘Art as a Form of Knowledge’, Faculty of Education, Umeå.

1999–2001, Philosophy of Science, sub-unit in ‘Baskurs för invandrare’ and ‘College course’, Community College, Umeå.

Postgraduate courses (% of lectures, L = course leadership)

2008, Philosophy of Social Science, 100%, L, Visiting Teacher Module in the MA programme in Philosophy, University of Iceland.

2007, Sociology of Food and Nutrition, 20%, L, Umeå.

2007, Qualitative Methods in Food and Nutrition Research, 30%, L, Umeå.

PhD student courses (% of lectures, L=course leadership)

2012, Philosophy of Science for Gender Studies, 100%, L, Umeå Centre for Gender Studies

Guest lectures in Various Programmes

2014, Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, lecture and discussion seminar in the MA programme in Sports Medicine, Umeå

2006–14, Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, lecture and discussion seminar in the MA programme in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing, Umeå

2009, Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, seminars in the MA programme in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Durham.

2009, Time & Persistence, seminars in the MA programme in Philosophy, Durham.

2007–09, Questionnaire construction, Occupational Therapy Programme, Umeå.

2007–13, Sex and Gender in a sociological perspective, Various programmes (Dietetics, Food and Catering Management, and Home Economy), Umeå.

2006–13, Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, various undergraduate programmes (Industrial design; Domestic science: Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; and Nursing), Umeå.

2005, Work-place measurements of circulatory load, Centre for Musculosceletal Research, Umeå.

2002–06, Philosophy of Science, various postgraduate programmes (Ergonomy and Rehabilitation; Psychotherapy), Umeå.

Supervision

2003–08, 1st year Field-research in Social Work, and Food and Nutrition, 36 papers.

2009–10, Undergraduate theses in Philosophy, 2 theses.

2004–08, Undergraduate theses in Social Work, and Food and Nutrition, 25 theses.

2006–08, Postgraduate theses in Food and Nutrition, 3 theses.

2003–05, Postgraduate projects in Ergonomics for Physiotherapists, 7 theses.

Examination

2003–07, Undergraduate theses in Social Work and Food and Nutrition, 40 theses.

2008–09, Postgraduate theses in Philosophy, 7 theses.

2006–08, Postgraduate theses in Food and Nutrition, 4 theses.

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

2013, Science and Reality, invited talk and seminar, International Gymnasium, Community College, Umeå.

2012, What are Social Constructions?, invited talk, International Gymnasium, Community College Umeå.

2007, Is everything relative?, Interactive Public Seminar, Researchers Night, European Commission.

2007, Why is it so hard to tell the truth?, article in local newspaper Västerbottens Kuriren

2005–07, Philosophy club for children aged 9-13 years, Umeå (weekly meetings during term time)

2005­–07, Philosophy for children sessions on Discovery Trail, annual open day for primary schools at Umeå University.

2004, What is Time? What is Change?, public talk, University Open Day, Umeå.

2003, Good thinking with false conclusions, public talk, University Open Day, Umeå.

2002–06, Lectures in 6th form schools on various topics (Philosophy of Science, Time, and Truth), Umeå University’s Popular Science Service.

2002, Time, Persistence, and Causality, lecture at the yearly recurring December Lectures, Faculty of Humanities, Umeå.

2000, Time and Change, public talk, 2000–talet (Millenium lecture series), Community College, Umeå.

1999–01, Public interaction, Author and co-author of 73 contributions to ‘Ask the Humanities’, on Umeå University’s SAFARI research-database

OTHER MERITS

Administration

2008–10, Member of the board of examiners, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University.

2008–10, Web Page Administrator, AHRC–project, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University.

2007–08, Member of the board of examiners, Faculty of education, Umeå University.

2000–02, Health and Safety Officer, Dept. of Philosophy and Linguistics, Umeå University.

1999–01, Member of the Ph.D. programme committee, Faculty of Humanities, Umeå University.

1999–01, Member of the board of the Ph.D. students association, Faculty of Humanities, Umeå University.

Various

2003, Sixth-form teacher in philosophy, Dragonskolan, Umeå.

2001, Participated in the development of Umeå University’s Teaching Excellence Strategy Document.

1999, Participated in the design of the multidisciplinary ‘College-course’, Folkuniversitetet, Umeå.

1999­–01, Treasurer of The Philosophy Society, Umeå University.

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