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Department of Philosophy, Indiana University – Purdue University
Fort Wayne. 2002- present.
Associate for the Indiana University – Purdue University Fort
Wayne Institute for Human Rights. I am informed by international
human rights law, but write primarily as a political philosopher.
Graduate Fellow in the Bailey Scholar Program, Michigan State University.
Bailey Scholar's Program, students made decisions regarding the
curriculum of the class; how they would research the topics they
chose to learn about, how they would assess learning and so forth.The
Bailey Scholar's Progam is a unique program wherein my job was to
facilitate the empowerment of student’s role in their own
education. Several of us went on an engaged learning trip to Mammoth
Cave National Park over spring break. We removed invasive species
from the park and learned much about environmental ethics in the
started a philosophy for children program at a homeless shelter
in Fort Wayne. Several IPFW students are involved in the program.
My students and I work with elementary children in a long term homeless
shelter, which means the children are there anywhere from six months
to two years. We read books such as The Giving Tree and
Lily Brown’s Paintings, as well as other philosophically
appropriate books which children at the shelter have suggested.
students in the Women's Studies 301 class worked to promote a visibility
day for Planned Parenthood. The students provided information about
the health care services Planned Parenthood in Fort Wayne, Indiana
provides to the community.
student is currently teaching sports and leadership skills at a
local homeless shelter.
choose projects that are meaningful to them. We combine theory and
praxis to provide a meaningful,educational experience for both the
students and the community.
River Wetland Project
Ethics and Responsibility class, a few students chose to work at
the Little River Wetland Project. They removed invasive species,
helped put up a fence to stop Asian Carp from migrating to the Great
Lakes, counted frogs and participated in other environmental projects.
and animal class chose to host an animal visibility day. We held
an event which included representatives from local organic farms,
the Fort Wayne Vegan and Vegetarian Group, the Fort Wayne Co-op,
the Pit Bull Coalition, H.O.P.E. for Animals, ACSPCA, Black Pines
Animal Sanctuary, and student's own tables about conscientious omnivores