I am a PhD Candidate in Philosophy at the University of Toronto. My primary research interests are ethics and feminist philosophy. My committee is Amy Mullin (supervisor), Andrew Franklin-Hall, and Arthur Ripstein.
Microaggressions are blameworthy, even when the speaker does not intend to cause harm and does not in fact cause harm. My dissertation proposes a new model of moral responsibility to account for these counter-intuitive claims and offers two paths toward redemption: apologies and microaffirmations.