David Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of California, Irvine in 1996. Before coming to Tulane, he was Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University and is still a Senior Research Fellow at BGSU’s Social Philosophy and Policy Center. In 2007-2008, he served as a Faculty Fellow at the Murphy Institute’s Center for Ethics and Public Affairs. His research interests include agency and responsibility, contemporary ethical theory, personal identity and ethics, social & political philosophy, applied ethics, bioethics, and moral psychology. He is the organizer of the biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR), and is the editor of the companion series Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility.