ROLES AT CCSU
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Assistant Chair, Department of Philosophy
Co-Director of International Studies (with Paul Petterson, Department of Political Science)
Coordinator of Global Studies
Co-Coordinator of American Studies (with Aimee Pozorski, Department of English)
COURSES TAUGHT AT CCSU
HON 130 World Cultures I: China (with Yunliang Meng, Department of Geography)
HON 441 Honors Thesis
HUM 230 Topics in International Studies
IS 150 Intro to International Studies
IS 330 Selected Topics in Global Cultures
IS 462 Topics in East Asian Studies
IS 470 Topics in International Studies
IS 475 International Studies Senior Project
IS 596 Independent Study in International Studies
PES 210 Topics in Peace Studies
PHIL 112 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 245 Computer Ethics
PHIL 250 Introduction to Asian Philosophy
PHIL 255 Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 275 Chinese Philosophy
PHIL 310 Philosophy Research and Writing
PHIL 350 Philosophy East & West
PHIL 376 Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 400 Seminar in Philosophy
PHIL 492 Independent Study in Philosophy
REL 110 World Religions
REL 250 Japanese Religion
REL 257 Topics in Religious Studies
REL 492 Independent Study in Religious Studies
Confucianism and American Philosophy. Albany: SUNY Press (Chinese Philosophy and Culture Series), 2017.
Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life. New York: Fordham University Press (American Philosophy Series), 2012.
Mathew A. Foust and Sor-hoon Tan, eds. Feminist Encounters with Confucius. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill (Modern Chinese Philosophy Series), 2016.
“Confucius and Emerson on the Virtue of Self-Reliance” in A Power to Translate the World: New Essays on Emerson and International Culture, eds. David LaRocca and Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso. Dartmouth College Press, 2015, pp. 249-261.
“Loyalty, Friendship, and Truth: The Influence of Aristotle on the Philosophy of Josiah Royce” (co-authored with Melissa Shew) in The Relevance of Royce, eds. Kelly A. Parker and Jason Bell. Fordham University Press, 2014, pp. 69-88.
“Where Should LeBron’s Loyalty Lie? Where Should Ours?” in Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport, eds. Douglas Anderson, John Kaag and Richard Lally. Lexington Books, 2012, pp. 77-88.
"Loyalty, Justice, and Rights: Royce and Police Ethics in Twenty-First-Century America," Criminal Justice Ethics, Vol. 37., No. 1, April 2018, pp. 1-19.
“Nitobe and Royce: Bushido and the Philosophy of Loyalty,” Philosophy East and West, Vol. 65, No. 4, October 2015, pp. 1174-1193.
“Confucianism and American Pragmatism,” Philosophy Compass, Vol. 10, No. 6, June 2015, pp. 369-378.
“Teaching and Learning Guide for ‘Confucianism and American Pragmatism,’” Philosophy Compass, Vol. 10, No. 6, June 2015, pp. 420-423.
“The Feminist Pacifism of William James and Mary Whiton Calkins,” Hypatia, Vol. 29, No. 4, Fall 2014, pp. 889-905.
“Comparative Cases of Conscience: Teaching Josiah Royce’s Philosophy of Loyalty in China,” Comparative American Studies, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 2014, pp. 231-238.
“Sex and Selfhood: What Feminist Philosophy Can Learn from Recent Ethnography in Ho Chi Minh City,” Journal of International Women’s Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3, July 2013, pp. 31-41 (http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/vol14/iss3/3/).
“Experience as a Prelude to Disaster: American Philosophy and the Fear of Death,” Mortality, Vol. 18, No.1, February 2013, pp. 1-16.
“Tragic Possibility, Tragic Ambiguity: William James and Simone de Beauvoir on Freedom and Morality,” Existential Analysis, Vol. 24, No.1, January 2013, pp. 117-129.
“Confess Your Contradictions: Schelling, Royce, and the Art of Atonement,” Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2012, pp. 516-530.
“Loyalty in the Teachings of Confucius and Josiah Royce,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2012, pp. 192-206.
“‘What Can I Do For the Cause Today Which I Never Did Before?’: Situating Josiah Royce’s Pittsburgh Lectures on Loyalty,” Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Vol. 47, No. 1, Winter 2011, pp. 87-108.
“Loyalty and the Art of Wise Living: The Influence of Plato on the Moral Philosophy of Josiah Royce”(co-authored with Melissa Shew), The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 48, No. 4, December 2010, pp. 353-370.
“Grief and Mourning in Confucius’s Analects,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Vol. 36, No. 2, June 2009, pp. 348-358.
“Perplexities of Filiality: Confucius and Jane Addams on the Private/Public Distinction,” Asian Philosophy, Vol. 18, No. 2, July 2008, pp. 149-166.
“William James and the Promise of Pragmatism,” William James Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, Summer 2007 (http://williamjamesstudies.org/2.1/foust.html).
“Tragedy and the Sorrow of Finitude: Reflections on Sin and Death in the Philosophy of Josiah Royce,” The Pluralist, Vol. 2, No. 2, Summer 2007, pp. 106-114 (with commentary by Kenneth W. Stikkers, pp. 115-118).
“In Cold Blood: James and Wittgenstein on Emotions,” The Streams of William James, Vol. 6, No. 3, Fall 2004, pp. 15-18.