I have an M.A. in Philosophy, a B.Ed. in English and Man-in-Society [sic], a B.A. in Literature and Philosophy (with a minor in Psychology), and diplomas in music (piano, composition) and dance.
I’m the author of Critical Thinking: An Appeal to Reason (Routledge, 2011), What If…Collected Thought Experiments in Philosophy (Longman, 2005), Should Parents be Licensed? Debating the Issues (Prometheus, 2004), and Ethical Issues in Business: Inquiries, Cases, and Readings (Broadview, 2000), and I contributed to the Ethics unit to the high school philosophy text, Philosophy: Questions and Theories (McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2003).
I was a columnist for The Philosopher Magazine’s online philosophy café for eight years and for Philosophy Now for two years; my columns have also been published on a regular basis in Humanist in Canada, Links, and Academic Exchange Quarterly and on an occasional basis in Inroads, The Nugget, Canadian HR Reporter, Elenchus, Teaching and Learning Literature, University Affairs, South Australian Humanist Post, Forum, and The Humanist.
Lastly, I’ve served on the ethics committee of the North Bay General Hospital, I’ve had a number of positions in education, social services, and recreation, and I’ve worked in maintenance and as a disc jockey.