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Academic Curriculum Vitae



  1. Education


Doctor of Philosophy, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

(In Progress: Expected Graduation May 2026)


Philosophy and Ethics

         Fort Worth, Texas


Master of Arts, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

(2020-2022) Highest Honors



         Fort Worth, Texas


Master of Arts, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

(2016-2019) Highest Honors


Christian Apologetics

         La Mirada, California

Thesis: Real Objective Beauty

         Committee: R. Scott Smith, Greg Ganssle


Bachelor of Science, Clearwater Christian College (2013-2015)

Music Education

         Clearwater, Florida


 2. Professional Experience

Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

Adjunct Professor of Humanities (2023-Present)

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Fort Worth, TX

Adjunct Instructor of Humanities (2023-Present)

Graduate Teaching Assistant (2020-Present)


The Oaks Tutorial Classical School

Fort Worth, TX

HS Humanities Teacher (2020-Present)

         Courses Taught- Western Heritage and Literature (Humanities), Philosophy, Rhetoric


Indian Rocks Christian Schools

Largo, FL

MS/HS Teacher , Director of Instrumental Music (2015-2020)

         Courses Taught- High School Apologetics 2, High School Band, High School Guitar


Representative Courses Taught

Intro to Academic Writing

Great Books of the Enlightenment

Great Books of the 19th- Century

Political Philosophy



 Research Interests


Metaphysics and Epistemology (Broadly)

Philosophy of Religion/Philosophical Theology

Philosophy of Mind


Philosophy of Science