I am an associate professor of philosophy at Montclair State University, where I was Chair of the Philosophy department from 2015–2021. I write about meaningfulness, technology, art and music. My M.A. and Ph.D. are from Columbia University; my B.A. is from the University of Minnesota. I live in Montclair, New Jersey, with my favorite fiction writer, Jill Rosenberg, and Greta, our cat.