I am a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. My expertise is in moral and political philosophy, particularly democratic theory and applied ethics.
When I'm not working, I hike, cook, bike, and play with swords.
Articles, Books and Chapters
I publish on Democracy; Enfranchisement; Friendship; Virtual Worlds; Values; and Virtues.
A series of works with Dan Weijers & Lorenzo Buscicchi on happiness, published at Daily Philosophy
EDUCATION FOR EDUCATORS
Some work on teaching practice.
MAKING FORUMS WORK
This Presentation focuses on the advantages of using interactive forum based learning in your large online courses.
SIGNIFICANT LEARNING EXPERIENCES
My work with Dan Weijers on how Philosophers (and other academics!) can improve engagement and student outcomes in their courses, via the use of a significant learning experiences model