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As of July 1, 2018, I am serving as Director for the Gould Center for Humanistic Studies at Claremont McKenna College.  According to the Center’s mission statement, “The Gould Center for Humanistic Studies enhances CMC's mission to educate leading minds by providing opportunities for research, study, and experience in art, literature, history, philosophy, and other fields as a means to understand and develop the power and use of the imagination. The Gould Center provides mutual research opportunities for students and faculty in the humanities and emphasizes the relationship of the humanities and the moral imagination through special programs in a range of fields including music, art, and literature. The Gould Center accomplishes its goals by sponsoring research and visiting fellowships, lectures, seminars, artistic and musical performances, and traveling fellowships.”

I currently run a blog on imagination called The Junkyard.  A description of the blog and an explanation of its name is available here.

I serve as editor for the Imagination category for PhilPapers and I am one of several subject co-editors in Philosophy of Mind for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

I have previously served as President of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology and as a member of the Board of Officers of the American Philosophical Association.