Department of Philosophy
University of California, Los Angeles
jewell@humnet.ucla.edu


AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION IN PHILOSOPHY:
Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

AREAS OF COMPETENCE IN PHILOSOPHY:
Philosophy of Action, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language


EDUCATION:

University of California, Los Angeles
PhD in Philosophy (December, 2015)
Dissertation: Believing for Reasons
Chair: Mark Greenberg
Committee: Pamela Hieronymi, Andrew Hsu, Michael Rescorla, Sheldon Smith

Tufts University
MA (Philosophy), 2008

Temple University: Tyler School of Art
BFA (Printmaking, Philosophy), 2004, summa cum laude


ACADEMIC AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship (2014-15)
UCLA Philosophy Department Fellowship (Winter 2012, Spring 2012)
UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship (2009)
UCLA Philosophy Department Fellowship (2008-2009)


TEACHING:

Primary Instructor (Pomona College): 
I was the sole instructor for this course. Responsibilities included instructing, facilitating class discussion, grading, developing syllabi and assessment tools, and mentoring student-initiated final projects.

  • PHIL80: Philosophy of Mind (Spring, 2018)

Primary Instructor (UCLA): 
I was the sole instructor for these courses. Responsibilities included instructing, facilitating class discussion, grading, developing syllabi and assessment tools, and managing teaching assistants (where appropriate).

  • PHIL07: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind (Summer, 2019) (scheduled)

  • PHIL02: Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (Spring, 2018)

  • PHIL191: Powers in Philosophy

  • PHIL180: Philosophy of Action (Fall, 2017)

  • PHIL129: Philosophy of Psychology (Summer C, 2017)

  • PHIL129: Philosophy of Psychology (Summer A, 2017)

  • PHIL174: Topics in the Theory of Knowledge: Epistemic Virtue and Vice

  • PHIL170: Philosophy of Mind: The Mind in the Natural World (Winter, 2017)

  • PHIL170: Philosophy of Mind: The Mind in the Natural World (Fall, 2016)

  • PHIL129: Philosophy of Psychology (Summer, 2016)

  • PHIL002: Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (Spring, 2016)

  • PHIL161: Topics in Aesthetics: The Values of Art (Winter, 2016)

  • PHIL174: Topics in the Theory of Knowledge: Epistemic Basing and Justification (Fall, 2015)

  • PHIL007: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind (Summer, 2013)

  • PHIL183: Theory of Knowledge: Internalism and Exernalism (Summer, 2012)

Philosophy Department non-graduate student TA Consultant (UCLA):
Responsibilities included developing and leading a training workshop on pedagogy for teaching assistants from outside of the department.

  • Philosophy Teaching Seminar (a training course for non-graduate-student teaching assistants) (Fall, 2015)

  • Philosophy Teaching Seminar (a training course for non-graduate-student teaching assistants) (Fall, 2014)

Philosophy Department Teaching Assistant Consultant (UCLA):
Responsibilities included developing and leading a course on pedagogy for graduate-student teaching assistants in the department and managing the assignment of teaching assistants to courses.

  • PHIL495: Teaching College Philosophy (a training course for teaching assistants) (Fall, 2012)

Teaching Assistant (UCLA): 
Responsibilities included instructing discussion sections, grading, occasional lecturing (where applicable).

  • PHIL007: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind for Gabe Greenberg (Spring, 2014)

  • PHIL021: Rationality and Skepticism for Andrew Hsu (Winter, 2014)

  • PHIL154: Topics in Value Theory: Rationality and Action for AJ Julius (Fall, 2013)

  • PHIL006: Introduction to Political Philosophy for Ira Richardson (Spring, 2013)

  • PHIL100A: Ancient Greek Philosophy for Keith McPartland (Fall, 2011)

  • PHIL129: Philosophy of Psychology for Tamar Weber (Summer, 2011)

  • PHIL008: Introduction to Philosophy of Science for Sheldon Smith (Spring, 2011)

  • PHIL007: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind for Joseph Almog (Winter, 2011)

  • PHIL151: History of Political Philosophy for Gavin Lawrence (Fall, 2010)

  • PHIL129: Philosophy of Psychology for Eliot Michaelson (Summer, 2010)

  • PHIL008: Introduction to Philosophy of Science for Sheldon Smith (Spring, 2010)

  • PHIL007: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind for Sam Cumming (Winter, 2010)

  • PHIL008: Introduction to Philosophy of Science for Sheldon Smith (Spring, 2009)

  • PHIL100B: Medieval and Early Modern for Brian Copenhaver (Winter, 2009)

  • PHIL007: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind for Joseph Almog (Fall, 2009)

Teaching Assistant (Tufts):

  • PHIL33: Introduction to Logic for Susan Russinoff

  • PHIL06: Reasoning and Critical Thinking for Susan Russinoff

  • PHIL103: Logic (graduate level) for Mark Richard

  • PHIL24: Introduction to Ethics for David Denby

  • PHIL124: Bioethics for Mitchell Silver


PAPERS:

"The Ability to Believe for Reasons" (in submission)
"Taking, Treating, and Believing" (in progress)
"Deviance and Malfunction" (in progress)


TEACHING DEVELOPMENT:

AAPT Teaching and Learning Workshop (Winter, 2016)
Central Seminar (ten workshops by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development) (Fall, 2013)
UCLA Teaching Assistant Conference, Workshop Leader (Fall, 2013)
PHIL496: Teaching College Philosophy (a course for graduate teaching assistants) (Fall, 2009)


SERVICE:

Outside TA Consultant (consulting and training for non-graduate student TAs) (periodically between 2013-2015)
Chair, UCLA-USC Graduate Student Conference (2009, 2015)
Referee, UCLA-USC Graduate Student Conference (2009, 2012, 2014, 2015)


COURSEWORK (UCLA):

Epistemology Seminar (Tyler Burge) *audited
Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Perception (Tyler Burge)
Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Perception (Tyler Burge)
Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Origins of Objectivity (Tyler Burge)
Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Concept Acquisition (Mark Greenberg)
Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Meaning (Mark Greenberg)
Philosophy of Language Workshop (David Kaplan and Joseph Almog)
Philosophy of Language Workshop (David Kaplan and Joseph Almog)
Philosophy of Philosophy (Mark Greenberg)
Hume's Moral Psychology (Barbara Herman and Gavin Lawrence)
Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (undergraduate) (Tyler Burge)
Philosophy of Science Seminar (Sheldon Smith)
Cognition (Gabe Greenberg)
Quine and Kripke (undergraduate) (David Kaplan and Joseph Almog)
Epistemology Seminar: Bootstrapping (Tony Brueckner)
Truth and Paradox (Terence Parsons)
Introduction to Metalogic (undergraduate) (Tony Martin)
Seminar in Intensional Logic (David Kaplan and Joseph Almog)
Ethical Theory: Reasons (AJ Julius)
Problems in Moral Philosophy: What We Owe to Each Other (Pamela Hieronymi)
Medieval Philosophy: Anselm (Tomas Ekenberg)
Skills, Work and Deliberation (Gavin Lawrence)

COURSEWORK (TUFTS):

Philosophy of Mind Seminar: Consciousness (Daniel Dennett)
Introduction to Philosophy of Mind (Daniel Dennett)
Epistemology: Skepticism (Stephen White)
Deflationism and Existential Consequence (Jody Azzouni)
Observation (Jody Azzouni)
Relativism (Mark Richard)
Metalogic (Kathrin Koslicki)
Semantics (Ray Jackendoff)