Department of Philosophy Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70118 +1 504 865 3056 firstname.lastname@example.org jonathanlpeterson.weebly.com
2018- Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University New Orleans 2011-2018 Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University New Orleans. 2008-2011 Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto Mississauga.
2008 Ph.D. in Philosophy. University of Toronto. 2000 M.A. in Philosophy. Boston College. 1997 B.A. in Philosophy, Minor in German. Calvin College.
Areas of Specialization: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law.
Areas of Competence: Ethics, Applied Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy.
Dissertation: Liberalism and the Public Interest in Art, Supervisor: Arthur Ripstein.
“Social Justice and the Distribution of Republican Freedom,” European Journal of Political Theory, (Online First, published Dec. 23, 2016). “Legal Moralism, Interests, and Preferences: Alexander on Aesthetic Regulation,” Philosophia 43 (2015): 485-498. “Lockean Property and Literary Works,” Legal Theory 14 (2008): 257-280. “Enlightenment and Freedom,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (2008): 223-44.
Articles in Progress
“Kant, Public Reason, and the Rights of Authors” (Under Review) “Injustice and Crime in Kant’s Theory of Law” (Under Review) “Privatizing Criminal Punishment” (Under Review) “Liability to Defensive Force in Protection of Cultural Heritage”
Book Reviews, Short Articles, and Notes (Non-Refereed)
“Review of Hannah Maslen’s Remorse, Penal Theory and Sentencing. Criminal Law and Philosophy, forthcoming. “Review of Reidar Maliks, Kant’s Politics in Context. Ethics 126 (2016): 513-517. “On the Wrongfulness of the Unauthorized Publication of Books.” Invited entry for the Cambridge Kant Lexicon, Edited by Julian Wuerth. Submitted, Sept. 1, 2015. “In Defense of Objects.” Ethical War Blog. Published by the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, May 30, 2015. 1850 words. http://stockholmcentre.org/in-defense-of-objects/ “Review of Matthew C. Altman’s Kant and Applied Ethics.” Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, June 30, 2012. https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/31531-kant-and-applied-ethics-the-uses-and-limits-of-kant-s-practical-philosophy/.
Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships
Visiting Fellowship, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, Stockholm University, June 1-30, 2016. University of Toronto Centre for Ethics Doctoral Fellowship, 2006-2007. German Academic Exchange Service Summer Language Course Scholarship, 2000.
Loyola University Collaborative Scholarship in the Humanities Grant, 2014-2015 (2500.00). Biever Guest Lecture Series Grant, 2014 (1500.00).
Papers Presented at Refereed Academic Conferences (Selected)
“Privatizing Criminal Punishment” American Section of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Boston University, Boston, MA, August 17, 2018. “Privatizing Criminal Punishment” North American Society for Social Philosophy International Conference, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, July 14, 2017. “Just War and the Protection of Cultural Heritage” The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 18, 2017. “Injustice and Crime in Kant’s Theory of Law” Association for Political Theory Annual Congress, Boulder, CO, Oct. 2015. “Non-Domination and the Distribution of Freedom” 65th Northwest Philosophy Conference, Forest Grove, OR, Oct. 2013. “Kant, Political Justification and Unilateral Secession” European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Bordeaux, Sept. 2013. “Pure Negative Liberty and Paternalism” Association for Legal and Social Philosophy Annual Conference, Queens University, Belfast, NI, June 2012. “Independence and Equal Freedom” 5th Annual Conference of the Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics, May 2011.
Papers Presented at Workshops and Roundtables
“Privatizing Criminal Punishment” Presentation at the New Research in Practical Philosophy Workshop, The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, June 2, 2017. “Privatizing Criminal Punishment” Presentation at the New Voices in Legal Theory Roundtable, Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London, London, UK, March 25, 2017. “Just War and the Protection of Cultural Heritage” Presentation at the Workshop on the Protection of Cultural Artifacts in War, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, Stockholm University, June 14, 2016 “Labor and Speech in the Justification of Copyright” Presentation at the New Research in Practical Philosophy Workshop, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C. April 2015. “Labor and Speech in the Justification of Copyright” Presentation at the New Voices in Legal Theory Roundtable, Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles, March 2015. “Injustice and Crime in Kant’s Theory of Law” Presentation at the New Research in Practical Philosophy Workshop, University of Laval, Quebec City, May 2014. “Injustice and Crime in Kant’s Theory of Law” Presentation at the New Voices in Legal Theory Roundtable, University of St. Andrews, UK, March 2014. “Legal Moralism, Interests and Preferences” Presentation at the New Voices in Legal Theory Roundtable, University of Miami School of Law, May 2012.
“(Morally) Bad Art” Presentation to the Music Industry Forum, Loyola University New Orleans, Jan. 2012.
Other Conference Participation
Commentator, Amandine Catala, “Remedial Theories of Secession and Territorial Justification.” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, February 2013. Commentator, Ralf M. Bader, “Pragmatic Imperatives.” First Biannual Meeting of the North American Kant Society, June 2011. Commentator, Mathieu Doucet, “What’s Wrong with Hypocrisy?” Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, August 2009. Commentator, Andrew J. Cohen, “Religion, Truth and Toleration.” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, 2005.
Loyola University New Orleans Philosophy of Immigration Law (2017, Independent Study) Social and Political Philosophy (2017) Modern Political Thought (2016) Ethics (2013) Philosophy of the Human Person (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014) Introduction to Philosophy (2013, 2012) Law and Morality (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011) Philosophy of Law (2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011) Honors Seminar: Freedom, Rights and the State of Nature (2015, 2012) Philosophy Senior Seminar: The Political Philosophy of John Rawls (2015)
University of Toronto Contemporary Political Philosophy (2008, 2010), Bioethics (2010, 2011), Environmental Ethics (2010), Human Nature (2009, 2010), Freedom and Determinism (2009), Introduction to Philosophy (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011), Contemporary Moral Philosophy (2009), Philosophical Research: Preparing, Presenting and Revising Philosophical Scholarship (2010), Philosophy of Human Sexuality (2008, 2005), Law and Morality (2008), Political Philosophy: The Modern Period (2007), Practical Reason and Human Action (2007, 2006)
Conferences and Workshops Organizer: 2016 New Voices in Legal Theory Roundtable, Loyola University New Orleans, Feb. 26-27, 2016.
Public Lectures Organized Loyola University Philosophy Pre-Law Lecture Series
2017, Doug MacKay, UNC Chapel Hill, “Welfare State Paternalism.”
2015, Shelley Weinberg, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, “Locke on Moral Motivation,” Attendance, 34.
2014, Ekow Yankah, Cardozo School of Law, “Franchise as a Republican Value: Pursuing the Common Good,” Attendance: 50. Sponsored by Biever Guest Lecture Series.
2013, John Garthoff, University of Tennessee Knoxville. “Decomposing Legal Personhood” Attendance: 45.
2012, Sari Kisilevsky, Queens College, CUNY. “Balancing Security and Liberty: US Policies on Military Commissions.” Attendance: 20.
Student Success and Mentoring
Mentoring the Mentors Workshop (Invited Participant)
American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, January 7, 2016.
A workshop on mentoring under-represented students in philosophy.
Collaborative Scholarship Project (funded by Loyola University Collaborative Scholarship Fellowship), 2015.
With Karla Rosas, Domination and Injustice in Criminal Law.
Undergraduate Honors Theses Supervised
Kayla Quiles-Koonz, “Trans Identity and Trans Rights,” 2018.
Corina Lopez, “Disability and Justice,” 2017.
Payten Parfait, “Legal Objectivity and the Problem of Disagreement,” 2017.
Allison Rogers, “Justice at Work: A Rawlsian Theory of Corporate Governance,” 2016.
Victoria Ramos, “Rawls and Racial Injustice: Should Justice as Fairness Be Colorblind?,” 2016.
Rebekah Locke, “Heroes or Villains?: A Lockean Approach to Justifying Vigilantism,” 2012.
First in the Pack Mentor, 2013-2014, 2014-2015 (a mentoring program for first generation college students, 3 students mentored).
Faculty Mentor for Applications to the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute Program at the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State and/or at MIT.
Three students mentored, two successful applications.
Channel Huff (accepted, PIKSI Rock, 2013)
Karla Rosas (accepted, PIKSI Boston, 2015)
Loyola University President’s Open House – Presentation on Pre-Law Programs, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
Campus Fulbright Interviews, 2014, 2015, 2017.
Department, College and University Committees
Presidential Inauguration Committee, Fall 2018 Strategic Planning Team (in capacity as Senate Chair), 2018-2019 Human Subjects Institutional Review Board, Loyola University, Loyola University New Orleans 2018- Chair, University Senate, Loyola University New Orleans, 2018-2019 University Senate Awards Committee, 2017. College Planning Team, College of Humanities and Natural Sciences, Loyola University, 2015-2018. University Senate, Loyola University New Orleans, 2012-2020. University Board of Appeals, Loyola University New Orleans, 2014-2016. Ethics Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University New Orleans, 2012-2013. Director and Advisor, Philosophy Pre-Law Major, Loyola University New Orleans, 2011- present. Coordinator of Faculty Research Group, Philosophy Department, Loyola University New Orleans, 2012-2015.
Service to the Profession
Book Proposals Refereed Palgrave MacMillan, Aug. 2016
Grant Proposals Refereed German Foundation for Peace Research (Deutsche Stiftung Friedenforschung), May 2016.
Journal Submissions Refereed European Journal of Political Theory (1, 2015) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, (1, 2014), Kantian Review (1, 2013), Journal of Value Inquiry (1, 2013), Southern Journal of Philosophy (1, 2013), Social Theory and Practice (2), Canadian Journal of Philosophy (1, 2008).
Faculty Liaison, Philosophy Academic Society (Philosophy Club) UTM, 2010-2011. Program Committee, Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Congress, 2009-2011. Referee, Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Congress, 2015, 2009.
President, CLIMANA Neighborhood Association, New Orleans, 2015-2017.
Facilitated monthly general meetings and quarterly executive committee meetings.
Organized and coordinated CLIMANA Volunteer Service Project for the Katrina10 Day of Service.
Represented the association on zoning issues before the City Planning Commission and City Council.
Facilitated organization of neighborhood Night Out Against Crime events.
Board of Directors, CLIMANA Neighborhood Association, New Orleans, 2017-2019, 2014-2015.