Assistant Professor, School of Politics, Philosophy & Public Affairs

Johnson Tower 824, WSU Pullman, Pullman, WA 99164


Michael is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at Washington State University.  He has a PhD from the Philosophy Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His main research interests are in the areas of philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, and philosophy of ecology, focusing on the methodology of modeling complex systems – especially within the field of community ecology.  He is also interested in philosophy of psychology/cognitive science, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and environmental ethics.  Michael also has a passion for teaching.