Glenney: Curriculum Vitæ


  • 2007-present: Assistant Professor - Gordon College, Department of Philosophy


  • 2007: University of Southern California, PhD in Philosophy
  • 2000: University of St. Andrews/University of Stirling Joint Program, M.Litt. in Philosophy
  • 1999: University of Washington, B.A. in Philosophy, Distinction

Research Papers in Review

  • "Spatial Experience"
  • "Leibniz's Two Answers to Molyneux's Question"

Professional Presentations

  • "Touch at a Distance: A Case for Spatial Experience" for Pacific APA; Epistemology - San Francisco (April 2007)
  • "Crossmodal plasticity revealed by sensory devices shows change only in spatial experience, not sensory experience" for The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness - St.  Anne's, Oxford (June 2006)
  • "Gareth Evans on Molyneux's Question: Sameness of Egocentric Information" for The Society for Philosophy and Psychology - Washington University (June 2006)
  • "Consciousness and crossmodal integration" for The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness - Caltech (June 2005)

Professional Comments

  • "'Phenomenal Character is Out in the World': What Does that Mean?" by Heather Logue (MIT) for Second Annual USC/UCLA Graduate Student Conference - USC (February 2007)
  • "Miracles and Science: David Hume and Adam Smith on Wonder, Admiration, and Surprise" by Eric Schlesinger (Syracuse) and "Smith's Contempt" by Kate Abramson (Indiana) for Eastern APA; Symposium on Adam Smith - Washington D.C. - (December 2006)
  • "Prelinguistic Concepts" by Matthew van Cleave (Cincinnati) for First Annual USC/UCLA Graduate Student Conference - USC (February 2006)

Work in Progress

  • "Adam Smith's Answer to Molyneux's Question"
  • "Sight by Simulation"
  • "The Nature of Space: The Correspondence between Descartes and Henry More"
  • "God, Natural Miracles, and Laws of Nature"
  • "Grunts, Gestures, and Grimaces: Reid's Theory of Language Acquisition"

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2007: APA "best papers" Graduate Student Prize
  • 2006-07: College Graduate Final Year Dissertation Fellowship, USC
  • 2006: Mind-Science Foundation, ASSC10 Conference Award
  • 2005: Summer Supplement for Strategic Themes in the Study of Mind, USC
  • 2005: Mind-Science Foundation, ASSC9 Conference Award
  • 2001-2006: College Graduate Merit Award, USC

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Ethics (PHIL 471)         
  • Philosophy of Science: Space and Time (PHIL 471)
  • Ancient Philosophy (PHIL 111)
  • Modern Philosophy (PHIL 112)
  • Formal Logic (PHIL 115)
  • Scientific Reasoning (PHIL 111)
  • Critical Thinking (PHIL 215)


  • 2008: Chair, Pacific APA Colloquium: Epistemology
  • 2006-7: Board Member of the Seattle Chesterton Society
  • March 2006: Chair, Pacific APA Author-Meets-Critics: Mohan Matthen: Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception
  • March 2006: Chair, Pacific APA Colloquium: Epistemology
  • 2004 - 2005: Faculty/Staff Mentor Residential Housing at USC, EVK Floor 3
  • 2004 - 2005: Graduate Student Representative for Faculty at USC, Philosophy
  • March 2003: Chair, Pacific APA Colloquium: Descartes and Leibniz
  • 2001 - 2004: Founder and President of the Speculative Society, a graduate student forum in the School of Philosophy, USC
  • 2001 - 2004: Founder and President of the Southern California Chesterton Society


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (Sponsored by Science Program for Excellence in Science)
  • Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness
  • American Philosophical Association
  • The Reid Society
  • Manuscript Reader at The Huntington Library in San Marino, CA