My paper, “Indigenizing Philosophy on Stolen Lands: A Worry about Settler Philosophical Guardianship”, won two awards at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) 2021 Annual Meeting.

The Inter-American Philosophy Award
Best submitted paper concerning Latin American, Latino/a, or indigenous philosophies across the Americas.

Douglass Greenlee Prize
Best paper presented by either a graduate student or a person holding a Ph.D. for no more than five years.


Teaching Philosophy with Games, BCSSTA (BC Social Studies Teachers Association) Conference “Teaching for Inquiry: Philosophy, Pedagogy and Praxis,” October 2022.

Indigenizing Pragmatism: Philosophy and Politics. The 2022 Summer Institute in American Philosophy (SIAP), August 2022.

Co-organizer and moderator of webinar “Indigenous Storytelling and Philosophy for Children”, with Dr. Andrea Sullivan-Clarke, June 2022.

Panel organizer for Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) at the American Philosophy Association–Pacific Division, April 2022.

Critic and panelist at a Book Symposium: Albert R. Spencer, American Pragmatism: An Introduction (Polity Press 2019). American Philosophical Association (APA): 2021 Pacific Division Meeting. Moderator: Paul Showler (University of Oregon) | Author: Albert R. Spencer (Portland State University). Online, April 2021.

Indigenizing Philosophy on Stolen Lands: A Worry about Settler Philosophical Guardianship.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP), 2021 Annual Meeting, Online, March 2021.

Judge at the BC Ethics Bowl, Simon Fraser University, Online, February 2021.

Challenging Settler Colonial Epistemology with Land‑Based Education.” 56th Annual Meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association, University of Lethbridge, AB, October 2019.

Settler Ignorance.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP), 2018 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, March 2018.

Reconciliation through Refusal: The Ethical Loneliness of the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” FEAST (Feminist Ethics and Social Theory), Clearwater Beach, FL, October 2017.

On the Limits of Recognizing Settler Denial within the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” NAISA 2017 (Native American and Indigenous Studies Association), Vancouver, BC, June 2017.

When listening isn’t enough: Settler denial and Epistemic Injustice.” 2017 Pacific APA (American Philosophical Association), Seattle, WA, April 2017

Settler denial as an Epistemology of Ignorance.” North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) 33rd International Social Philosophy Conference, Ottawa, ON, July 2016.

Exploring Logical Pluralism: Feminist Logic.” The 2016 Summer Institute in American Philosophy (SIAP), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, July 2016.

“This is our Home. This is our School: On the existential damage of school shootings.” Invited keynote. University of Oregon Philosophy Undergraduate Conference. Eugene, OR, April 2016.

Feminist Logics: Thinking the Unthinkable with Plumwood and Anzaldúa.” 10th annual meeting of philoSOPHIA, Denver, CO, March 2016.

Intra-American Philosophy in Practice: Indigenous Voice, Felt Knowledge, and Settler Denial.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP), 2016 Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 2016.

Red Spinozism: Towards an Affective Ideology Critique of Disempowering Desires.” 54th annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Emory University, Atlanta, GA, October 2015.

A Politics of Indigenous Voice: Reconciliation, Felt Knowledge, and Settler Denial, Feminist Ethics and Social Theory.” (FEAST) 2015 Annual Meeting, Clearwater, FL, October 2015.

The Vulnerable Body in Feminist Self-Defense Classes.” North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) 32nd International Social Philosophy Conference, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO, July 2015.

The Play’s the Thing: Why Two-minute Plays, and Role Play Simulations Can Be Exciting Alternatives to Children’s Books as Discussion Prompts.” Philosophy, Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO), Engaging Young Philosophers 2015, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, June 2015.

Contested Domesticities: Love, Literature, and the Legal Imaginary: Staged conversation with Beth Piatote, Kirby Brown and Anna Cook, Colonial and Decolonial Connections.” University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, May  2015.

The Pragmatist Promise of Vibrant Materialism.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) Annual Meeting 2015, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, March 2015.

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