Research Interests: Practical normativity, especially (at present) instrumental reasons, and the metaphysical grounding of practical reasons; moral epistemology; well-being and relational value.
Jeff joins Harvard University after spending three years as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Illinois State University. Prior to that, he completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A Cincinnati native, Jeff is a committed Reds fan, and all-around baseball enthusiast. When not working on philosophy or contemplating the beauty of baseball statistics, he'll often be found playing board games or practicing kung fu.