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About Me

I am Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Graz, Division of Theoretical Philosophy. Before coming to Graz, I held post-doctoral positions at the University of California Los Angeles and at the University College London. I worked at UCLA under the supervision of Tyler Burge between 2011 and 2013. While at UCLA, I was also employed as teaching assistant. I worked at UCL under the supervision of Lucy O’Brien between 2010 and 2011.

Academic Positions

  • Present2013

    Assistant Professor (fixed term until 2018)

    University of Graz, Department of Philosophy

  • 20152015

    Senior Visiting Fellow (Sept 2015)

    LOGOS, University of Barcelona

  • 20152015

    Visiting Fellow (Feb 2015)

    University of Warwick, Department of Philosophy

  • 20132011

    Teaching Assistant

    UCLA, Department of Philosophy

  • 20122011

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    UCLA, Dept. of Philosophy

    Supervisor: Tyler Burge

  • 20112010

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    UCL, Dept. of Philosophy

    Supervisor: Lucy O’Brien

  • 20102010

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    University of Granada, Department of Philosophy

Education & Training

  • 2005 2009

    D.Phil in Philosophy with European Doctorate Mention (04/12/2009)

    University of Granada, Spain

  • 2009 2009

    Visiting graduate student

    UCLA

  • 2008 2008

    Visiting graduate student

    University of Sussex

  • 2004 2005

    M.Phil in Philosophy

    University of Brasilia, Brazil

  • 2000 2003

    Bachelor degree in International Relations

    University of Brasilia, Brazil

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2015-2018
    FWF Austrian Science Fund

    Stand Alone Project “The Fragmented Mind: Belief, Rationality and Agency”, granted by the FWF Austrian Science Fund. Principal Investigator: Marian David.

    Role: co-author of the project and project researcher.

  • 2014
    Winner of the University of Graz Teaching Award

  • 2013
    Teorema Essay Prize for Young Scholars

    Finalist paper at Teorema Essay Prize for Young Scholars, with the paper “Knowing one’s own Resistant Beliefs”.

  • 2014-2015
    Research Grant, Province of Styria, Austria.

    Research project “Information and The Fragmented Mind: Rationality and Cognitive Dissonance”, granted by the Province of Styria, Austria. Principal Investigator: Marian David.

    Role: co-author of the project and project researcher.

  • 2014
    Workshop Grant, Province of Styria, Austria

    Grant for the realization of “Workshop with Tyler Burge: Mind, Psychology, and Epistemology” (Graz, October 17-18, 2014). Province of Styria and University of Graz.

  • 2010-2012
    Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education

    Postdoctoral Fellowship (24 months) awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education undertaken at UCL and UCLA.

  • 2010
    Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by the European Commission

    Postdoctoral Fellowship (6 months) awarded by the European Commission within the program Monesia. University of Granada, Department of Philosophy.

  • 2010
    Grant for the realization of “1st SLMFCE Graduate Conference”

    Grant for the realization of “1st SLMFCE Graduate Conference” (Granada, September 29th – October 1st, 2010), Spanish Ministry of Education and Andalusian government.

  • 2005-2009
    Pre-doctoral scholarship awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education

    Pre-doctoral scholarship (48 months) awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education undertaken at the University of Granada.

  • 2004-2005
    M.Phil Scholarship awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Education

    M.Phil Scholarship (24 months) awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Education.