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2002                        University of Munich, Germany. Habilitation in Philosophy. 

1997                        Stanford University. Ph.D. in Philosophy. 

1990 - 1991            University of California, Berkeley. Graduate student. 

1990                        University of Munich, Germany. M.A. in Philosophy. 


Academic Career

2016 -                      Humboldt Chair in Philosophy, University of Cologne, Germany. 
                                     Founding Director, Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition
                                     Executive Committee, Center for Language, Information and Philosophy (CLIP)
                                     Mentor, a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School

2008 - 2021            Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Irvine.
                                     Co-Director, Medical Humanities Minor. 2016 - 2021 

2011 - 2013            Chair of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria. 

2006 - 2008            Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Irvine. 

2003 - 2006            Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Manchester, UK. 

2002 - 2003            Lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

1996 - 2003            Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Munich, Germany. 


Fellowships, Awards and Grants

2022                       Digital Kant Center North Rhine-Westphalia.’ Ministry of Culture and Science of
                                North Rhine-Westphalia.

2022                       Moral Obligation, Epistemology and Public Health: The Case of Vaccine Hesitancy.’
                                AHRD-DFG funding.

2018                       Innovative Learning Technology Initiative Grant, UC Irvine.

2015                       Humboldt Professorship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2014                       Teaching Award, UC Irvine.

2011                       Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2010 - 2013           Chancellor's Fellowship, UC Irvine.

2010                       Research Visit Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

2004 – 2006          Heisenberg Fellowship, German Research Council (DFG).

2000                       Research Professor, Brazilian Council of Technological and Scientific Developement (CNPq).

1995 - 1996           Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center.


Professional Service

2020 -                    Program Comitee. American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division.

2018 -                    Editorial Board. Voluntas: International Journal of Philosophy. 

2017 -                    Advisory Board. Philosophy of Memory and Imagination Series. Oxford University Press. 

2016 - 2021          Board of Officers. American Philosophical Association.

2015 -                    Review Editor. Frontiers in Psychology: Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. 

2014 -                    Consulting Editor. Journal of the American Philosophical Association. 

2013 -                    Member of Board of Officers, American Philosophical Association.

2011 - 2014          Department Chair, UC Irvine.