Welcome!

I am a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences at the London School of Economics. I investigate the cognitive processes used by scientists to increase scientific understanding. These include counterfactual reasoning, thought experiments, and model-based reasoning. Lately I have been working on scientific uses of imagination.

In 2015-16 I was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, where I performed an ethnographic study with Nancy Nersessian on scientific imagination in a systems biology laboratory, the first of its kind (papers forthcoming) as well as some experimental philosophy of imagination. Starting January 2018, I will be a visiting scholar at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Please feel free to download my papers here. All correspondence is welcome!