PhD

2018
Philosophy, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

MSc by Research

2011
Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dissertation: “Philosophical Issues with Praise Blame Asymmetry”

BA

2010
cum laude, Philosophy [Honors] & Psychology, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Thesis: “Blame and Moral Indifference”

Certificates

2018

Expected
PhD Emphasis in Writing Studies, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2018

Expected
Certificate in College and University Teaching, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2014

July
Teacher-Consultant Certification, South Coast Writing Project, Santa Barbara, CA

2014

Paper
Nelson, R., Reiss J. E, Gong, X., Conklin, S., Parker, L., & Palmer, S. E. (2014). The shape of a hole is perceived as the shape of its interior. Perception. Under Review..

2013

Paper

Conklin, S. (2013, February). A response to Harman's criticism of Arpaly. Cognizance Journal, 1,(1). http://www.cognizancejournal.com

2010

Abstract

Nelson, R., Conklin, S., Parker, L., & Reiss, J. E. (2010, August). Holes are perceived as shaped in a speeded perceptual task [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 10 (7): 1156.

2015

2016
Humanists@Work Graduate Advisory Committee Fellowship, University of California Humanities Research Institute

2015

2016
Multi-Campus Graduate Working Group Award, University of California Humanities Research Institute

2015

2014
R. W. Church Scholarship, Philosophy Department, UCSB

2015

Invitational Workshop on Teaching and Learning Philosophy, American Association of Philosophy Teachers

2015

SIOP Grant, Student Initiated Outreach Program Committee, UCSB

2014

Conference Travel Grant, Graduate Student Association, UCSB

2014

University of California Fellowship in Composition, UCSB

2013

APA Pacific Division Graduate Stipend, American Philosophical Association

2013

AKA EAF Graduate Scholarship, Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.

2010

Meg L. Kearns '99 Memorial Prize in Psychology, Wheaton College

2010

2009
Student-Faculty Wheaton Research Partnership, [Philosophy], Wheaton College

2010

2007
Student-Faculty Wheaton Research Partnership, [Psychology], Wheaton College

2010

2006
Balfour Scholarship, Wheaton College

2010

2006
Stephen Philips Memorial Scholarship, Stephen Philips Memorial Scholarship Fund

2010

2006
Marion B. Gebbie Scholarship, Wheaton College

Papers

2015

Paper
Conklin, S. (March, 2015). Vicious but Praiseworthy: Arpaly’s Dilemma. Presented at the 12th Annual Intermountain West Student Philosophy Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

2014

Paper
Conklin, S. (November, 2014). Intentional Actions and Unintentional Outcomes: Problems for Praise-Blame Asymmetry. Presented at the 66th Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.

2014

Paper
Conklin, S. (October, 2014). Intentional Actions and Unintentional Outcomes: Problems for Praise-Blame Asymmetry. Presented at the 2nd annual SoCal Philosophy Conference, SDSU, San Diego, CA.

Posters

2014

Poster
Conklin, S. (April, 2014). Praise-blame asymmetry and the intend/foresee distinction. Poster session presented at the annual Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Diego, CA. Accepted.

2010

Poster
Nelson, R., Conklin, S., Parker, L., & Reiss, J. E. (2010, May). Holes are perceived as shaped in a speeded perceptual task. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.

2009

Poster
Nelson, R., Strachen, I., Conklin, S., & Floch, J. (2009, November). Action and puzzle video games prime different speed/accuracy tradeoffs. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

2009

Poster
Celada, M. T. & Conklin, S. (2009, November). Undue inducements in human subjects research. Poster presented at the Wheaton Research Partnership Poster Session, Norton, MA.

2009

Poster
Nelson, R., Strachen, I., Conklin, S., & Floch, J. (2009, April). Action and puzzle video games prime different speed/accuracy tradeoffs. Poster session presented at the Wheaton College Academic Festival, Norton, MA.

Advisory Committees

2016

Minorities and Philosophy SoCal Regional Meeting: Philosophy & Pedagogy, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA: Spring 2016.

2015

UCSD Summer Institute for Women in Philosophy, UCSD, San Diego, CA: July 2015.

2015

Minorities and Philosophy SoCal Regional Meeting: Philosophy & Pedagogy, UCI, Irvine, CA: May 2015.

2014

UCSD Summer Institute for Women in Philosophy, UCSD, San Diego, CA: August 2014.

2013

International English for Government Officers Workshop, International Relations Office, Walailak University, Tha Sala, Thailand: May 2013.

2013

International Debate Workshop, International Relations Office, Walailak University, Tha Sala, Thailand: April 2013.

2015

Talk
Praise-Blame Asymmetry, UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Student Colloquium, Santa Barbara, CA: April 2015.

2014

Talk
Vicious but Praiseworthy: Arpaly’s Dilemma, UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Student Colloquium, Santa Barbara, CA: November 2014.

2014

Talk
Minorities and Philosophy [MAP]. Co-presentation with Fairchild, M. UCSD Summer Program for Women in Philosophy, San Diego, CA: August 2014.

2014

Workshop
Answering the "Why?" Question, Teaching Inquiry Workshop at 36th Annual Invitational Summer Institute in Composition and Critical Literacy, South Coast Writing Project, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.(July, 2014).

2014

Presentation
Praise-Blame Asymmetry and the Intend/Foresee Distinction, Paper Presentation at UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Student Colloquium, Santa Barbara, CA (May, 2014).

2013

Presentation
Environmental Ethics, Presentation at Walailak University English for Government Officers Workshop, Tha Sala, Thailand (April, 2013).

2013

Presentation

Evidence-Based Reasoning, Presentation at Walailak University International Debate Workshop, Tha Sala, Thailand (March, 2013).

2013

Presentation
Plagiarism, Presentation at Walailak University Center of Excellence for Ecoinformatics, Tha Sala, Thailand: February 2013.

2013

Presentation
Professional Presentation Skills, Presentation at Walailak University International Leadership Workshop, Tha Sala, Thailand: January 2013.

2012

Training
Sexual Harassment, Training at Juma Ventures All-Staff Meeting, San Diego, CA: April 2012.

2009

Presentation
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, Oakland, CA: June 2009.

2009

Panel Chair
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Panel Chair, Wheaton College Human Rights Week Teach-In, Norton, MA: March 2009.

2007

Presentation
Inspiring Hope (NOLA Disaster Relief Efforts), Presentation by Wheaton College Alternate Winter Break Trip Participants, Norton, MA (March, 2007).

2015

TA
"Ethics” (Spring 2015), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

2014

TA
"Introduction to Ethics” (Fall 2014, Winter 2015), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

2014

Reader
"Punishment and Responsibility” (Summer 2014), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

2014

Reader
"Philosophy of Law” (Spring 2014), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

2013

Assistant Lecturer
"Public Speaking” & “English Dissertation Writing” (Winter - Fall 2013), Walailak University, Tha Sala, Thailand.

2008 – 2009

Tutor
"Introduction to Logic" (Spring 2008 - Spring 2009), Wheaton College, Norton, MA.

2009

TA
"Introduction to Bioethics" (Summer 2009), Brown University Office of Continuing Education, Providence, RI.

2015

Co-Convener
UCHRI Multi-Campus Working Group on Philosophy and Inclusive Pedagogy, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA: Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

2015

Co-Convener
MAP SoCal Regional Multi-Campus Working Group on Philosophy and Inclusive Pedagogy, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA: Summer 2014 - Spring 2015

2012 –2013

RA
Environmental Ethics, Center of Excellence for Ecoinformatics, Walailak University, Thailand: Fall 2012 - Summer 2013

2012

RA
Visual Attention & Perceptual Decision-Making, UCSD Perception and Cognition Lab, San Diego, CA: Spring - Summer 2012.

2009 – 2010

RA
Undue inducements in human subjects research, Wheaton College Philosophy Department, Norton, MA: Fall 2009 - Spring 2010.

2007 – 2010

Lead RA
Visual Cognition & Perceptual Learning, Wheaton College Cognition Lab, Norton, MA: Fall 2007 - Spring 2010.

Discipline

2014

Registration Desk Volunteer, Annual Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Diego, CA: April 2014.

Department

2015

2014
Lead Coach, Ethics Bowl Team, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

2015

2014
Graduate Student Liaison to UCSB, Wi-Phi.com

2015

2014
President & Co-Founder, Minorities and Philosophy, UCSB Chapter, Santa Barbara, CA

University

2015

Graduate Mentor, W.E.B. Du Bois Event, Writing Program & Equal Opportunity Program, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

Public

2015

Mentor & Co-Founder, MAP UCSB Philosophy Outreach Program at Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara, CA

2014

Graduate Mentor, Online Mentorship Program, Minorities and Philosophy: mapforthegap.com

2012

Collaborative Writing, Center for Ethics in Science and Technology, San Diego, CA

2012

Philosophy Short-Courses, Carmel Valley Public Library, San Diego, CA

2013

School Visit, COE, Trang, Thailand.

2012

Academic Coach, Juma Ventures, San Diego, CA.

2009

Residential Counselor, Wediko Children’s Services, Inc., Boston, MA.

2008 & 2009

Group Facilitator, M.I.S.S.S.E.Y, Inc., Oakland, CA.

2009

Group Facilitator, The Attleboro Center, Attleboro, MA.

Research

2014

Intersectionality & Cross-Cultural Collaborations Workshops, 2nd Annual Social Justice Conference, UCSB Multi-Cultural Center, Santa Barbara, CA

2012

The Function and Evolution of Consciousness, Summer School in Cognitive Sciences, UQAM, Montréal, QC

2012

Measuring Consciousness: Functional Connectivity & Transcranial Stimulation, Workshop, CERNEC, Montréal, QC

Ethics

2014

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training, Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education Program, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

2013

CARE Connect Sexual Harassment and Assault Support Training, Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education Program, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

2010

Safe Zone Transgender 101 Training, Wheaton College LGBTQ Alliance, Norton, MA.

2008

CSEC Community Intervention Training, MISSSEY, Inc., Oakland, CA

2007

Safe Zone Ally 101 Training, Wheaton College LGBTQ Alliance, Norton, MA.

Computer Skills

HTML, CSS, Twitter Bootstrap, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Google Products, Competent with Macs, PCs, and Android Devices

English

Native

Spanish

Conversational

Middle English

Excellent reading & listening

Anglo Saxon

Read with dictionary

Russian, Latin, & French

Beginning

Psi Chi

Psi Chi, International Honor Society in Psychology: Lifetime Member