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JEFF NALL, PhD

Curriculum Vitae

2011

EDUCATION

2011             PhD in Comparative Studies: Public Intellectuals track, concentration in Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality,FloridaAtlanticUniversity,Boca Raton, FL. (Fall 2011)

2009             Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies,FloridaAtlanticUniversity,Boca Raton,FL.

2007              Master of Liberal Studies,RollinsCollege,Winter Park,FL

2004             Bachelor of Arts, Humanities with a minor in Writing, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.

2004             Associate of Arts,BrevardCommunity College,Melbourne,FL.

CERTIFICATION

2010               Teaching Certificate in Philosophy from Indian RiverState   College,FL. 

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW/ WORK HISTORY

Instruction and University Research

2010 – current  Philosophy Instructor, Indian River State College

2011– current  Women, Gender, and Sexuality Instructor,FloridaAtlanticUniversity

2007-2010         Graduate Teaching Assistant, Philosophy,FloridaAtlanticUniversity

HONORS

2011               Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member,Indian   RiverStateCollege

2010              Provost’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship Award,FloridaAtlanticUniversity

2007-2011     Awarded Tuition Waiver by Comparative Studies program atFloridaAtlanticUniversity.

2005-2006     Finalist in the Felix Morley Journalism Competition

2004 & 2006  Rollins College Master of Liberal Studies Scholarship recipient.

2004              First PlaceRecipient of The Mark Twain Scholarship Fund, inc.

2004               Phi Alpha Theta, History honor society, inductee.

2003               Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, inductee.

2003               Excel Scholarship recipient for Humanities at RollinsCollege

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

2010, July     “Disparate Destinations, Parallel Paths: An Analysis of C Contemporary Atheist and Christian Parenting Literature,” in Religion and the New Atheism: A Critical Appraisal, pp. 179 – 202. Amarnath Amarasingam, ed. Brill Academic Publishers. (Website: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=33849 )

Edited Volumes

2011               “Condorcet and Feminist Masculinity,” Growing Our Field: Emerging Perspectives on Masculinities and Men’s Lives, (American Men’s Studies Annual Review, Volume II), pp. 151-161. Marlen Elliot Harrison and Phillip Ward Schnarrs, eds. (website: http://www.mensstudies.info/AMSAPROC18.html)

2010              “Birthing New Life and Discovering New Strength” in Beyond Burning Bras: Feminist Activism for Everyone . Laura Finley, ed. ABC-CLIO (formerly Praeger). April 30, 2010. (website: http://www.greenwood.com/catalog/C36580.aspx )

2007              “Under the Watchful Eye,” in The Cost of Freedom: Anthology of Peace and Activism. Michael Annis, Mike Palecek, Whitney Trettien, eds. Howling Dog Press, 2007.

Refereed Journal Articles

2010               “Ethical Spectacle: Memorial in a Time of War.” Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture: “Inventions of Activism.” M. Benton and A. Clinton, eds. (vol 10, no 3).

2010             “Exhuming the History of Feminist Masculinity: Condorcet, 18th Century Radical Male Feminist,” pp.42-61. Culture, Society & Masculinities (vol.2, Issue 1, Spring 2010)

2008              “Fundamentalist Atheism and its Intellectual Failures,” pp.263-280. Humanity & Society (vol. 32 no.3)

2008              “Condorcet’s Legacy Among the Philosophes and the Value of His Feminism for Today’s Man,” pp.39-57. Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism (vol. 16 no. 1)

2006              “Illusion of Conversion,” pp. 54-71. The Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies (vol. XII no.1)

2006              “A New Vision for Freethought: Reaching Out to Friends in Faithful Places,” pp. 51-68. Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism (vol. 14).

Popular Press

Aug. 3 2011 “How the Ignorance and Inaction of Americans Fosters Misery Around the Globe.” Toward Freedom

July 21 2011 “What Americans Have to Learn from the Arab Spring” Toward Freedom

Dec. 24, 2008  “Hannah Arendt: The Trouble with Representative Government in the US” ZNet

June,16 2008   “Understanding the Evolution of the Media and the Rise of Public Relations through HabermasToward Freedom

PRESENTATIONS

Conference Papers Refereed on the Basis of Abstract

2011             Reproduction of the Patriarchal Feminine Ideal in Cultural Representations of Childbirth,” Florida Consortium for Women’s Studies Conference, April 1, 2011, atFloridaAtlanticUniversity,Boca Raton.

2011              Paper accepted for panel discussion on the subject of “Getting Rid of Gender?,” National Women’s Studies Association, November 2010,Denver,CO. [Unable to attend due to scheduling conflict]

2010             “Mannequin Mothers Pregnant with Master Logic,” 2nd International Humanities and Sustainability Conference, October 7-9, 2010, at Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL. (Website: http://www.fgcu.edu/cas/HandScon/)

2010               “Humanism and Peace Activism,” American Humanist Association annual conference, June 3-6, 2010,San Jose,CA.

2010              “18th Century Philosophe, Condorcet and Feminist Masculinity,” American Men’s Studies Association annual Men and Masculinities conference, March 25-28, 2010,Atlanta,GA.

2010              “Mannequin Mother and Master Consciousness,” 12th Annual Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association Symposium, “Feminisms, Genders, and Sexualities: Discourses on Body Politics, atFloridaAtlanticUniversity, March 19, 2010.

2010              “The Problems of Militarism,” during Peace Week, hosted by Peace Studies department, atFloridaAtlanticUniversity, February 19, 2010.

2009              “Colonization of Childbirth,” presented in absentia atUniversityofOregon’s conference, Philosophical Inquiry into Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering, May 14-16, 2009.

2009             “Ethical Spectacle: Memorial in a Time of War,” presented in absentia in Protest Issues panel at the 2009 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in New Orleans.

2009             “Fundamentalist Atheism and Its Intellectual Failures,” at FloridaStateUniversity’s 8th Annual Religion Graduate Student Symposium, “Identity, Boundaries, & Movement in Religion.”

2008             “Build-up to War with Iran and the Anti-war Response,” at “Global Conflicts” teach-in hosted by the Peace Studies department at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, October 22.

2008             “Enlightened Eunuch, Violent Dissent: Accessing the Problems of Empowering Enlightenment and the Political Use of Violence,” at NovaSoutheasternUniversity’s inaugural Human Rights Symposium, June 27. http://www.culture-conflict.org/symposium/symposium_home.html

2008             Participated in panel discussing: “Making the Case for the New Enlightenment.” International Humanist and Ethical Union17th World Humanist Congress and the American Humanist Association 67th Annual National Conference, June 8.

2007            “Antagonistic Atheists – Secular Fanaticism” at 2007 Association for Humanist Sociology Annual Meeting, “Expanding Our Branches: Nourishing Our Roots,” inHendersonville,Nevada, October 25.

2006             “Why Humanists Should and Must Befriend the Progressive Faithful/The Religious Left, Our Partners in Reason and Progressat 2006 American Humanist Conference, The Wave of Reason, inTampa, Fl, May 12.

2005             “Martin Luther King the Humanist,” at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology, inTampa, Fl, October 29.

2005              “A New Vision for Freethought: Reaching Out to Friends in Faithful Places,” at the 2005 Secular StudentAlliance, atOhioStateUniversity, August 12.

Invited Lectures/Public Speaking (selected)

Sept. 25 2011 “Our Moral Responsibility in Light of the Arab Spring,” featured Sunday Service speaker, at Unitarian Universalist Church of St Pete, St Pete, FL

Aug. 14 2011 “Men and Feminism,” featured Sunday Service speaker, at Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Society,Jacksonville,FL

May 22 2011 “The Problem of Militarism,” featured Sunday Service speaker Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Marion County,Summerfield,FL.

Mar.24 2011 Panelist for faculty discussion with journalist H.D.S. Greenway onU.S.wars inAfghanistanandPakistan, Center for Media and Journalism Studies. Indian River State College,Ft.  Pierce,FL.

Oct.24 2010  “Men and Feminism,” featured Sunday Service speaker Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Marion County,Summerfield,FL.

Series Canceled  Scheduled to discuss “Men and Feminism” in October for FAU’s Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Lifelong Learning Lecture Series.

Aug.29 2010  “The Problem of Militarism,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Vero Beach Unitarian Universalists,Vero   Beach,FL

Aug.22 2010 “Birthing New Life and Discovering New Strength,” featured Sunday Service speaker, University Unitarian Universalist Society, Orlando, FLAudio: http://www.universityuus.org/d/SS2010-08-22-BirthingNewLife.mp3

July 25 2010 “Birthing New Life and Discovering New Strength,” featured Sunday Service speaker, at UU Friendship Fellowship at Pineda, in Rockledge

July 18 2010 “Birthing New Life and Discovering New Strength,” featured Sunday Service speaker, at Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Society,Jacksonville,FL

Mar.7 2010   “Rev. King’s Revolutionary Legacy of Peace and Justice,” featured Sunday Service speaker at University Unitarian Universalist Society,Orlando,FL.

Jan.24 2010   “Rev. King’s Revolutionary Legacy of Peace and Justice,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists,Citrus   Springs,FL

Jan.16 2010  “Rev. King’s Revolutionary Legacy of Peace and Justice,” featured presentation sponsored by Pax Christi Palm Beach and Pax Christi St Maurice, Fort Lauderdale, held at St Elizabeth of Hungry, Pompano Beach , FL.

Oct.18 2009  “Masculinity, Violence Against Women and Master Consciousness,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Unitarian Universalist Friendship Fellowship at Pineda,Rockledge,FL

Sept.21 2009 “Men, Masculinity and Childbirth,” for intro to feminist theory course,FloridaAtlanticUniversity,Boca Raton,FL.

Sept.20 2009 “The Problem of Fundamentalist Atheism,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cocoa,Cocoa, FL

Aug.30 2009  “Philosophy of Activism,” Unitarian Universalist Churchof Jacksonville,Jacksonville,FL

Aug.30 2009  “The Problem of Fundamentalist Atheism,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Society,Jacksonville,FL

Aug. 16 2009  “Transformation and Homebirth,” featured Sunday Service speaker at All Souls,Palatka,FL.

June 21 2009  “Humanism and Peace Activism,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs,Tarpon   Springs,FL

Mar.29 2009  “The Revolutionary Martin Luther King,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Unitarian Universalist Friendship Fellowship at Pineda, inRockledge,Florida.

Mar.9 2008    “Activism in the Face of Futility,” featured Sunday Service speaker at Unitarian Universalist Friendship Fellowship at Pineda, inRockledge,Florida.

Mar.8 2008    “The Public Sphere and Activism” at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brevard’s seminar, “On Peacemaking,” inMelbourne,Florida

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2010               Organized panel, “Why Peace is a humanist issue: humanism’s anti-war legacy,” for 2010 American Humanist Association annual conference, June 3-6, 2010,San Jose,CA.

2010             Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) certification via seminar

2010             Conference co-organizer and panel moderator, “Why Interdisciplinary Approaches to Knowledge?” conference hosted by Comparative Studies Student Association, at Florida Atlantic University, April 16, 2010, Boca Raton, FL.

2009–2011   Vice President, Comparative Studies Students Association


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