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Associate Professor and

Director of Undergraduate Studies

University of Southern California

Basic Info

Basic Information

I received my Ph.D. from New York University in 2011, after receiving my B.A. from Western Washington University and spending 2 years of graduate school at Rutgers University.

My primary research areas are Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion. Within Metaphysics, I am most interested in Mereology, Ontology, Time, Location, and Modality. I have also done research in Philosophical Linguistics and Aesthetics, and have begun research on Abuse. For more information on what I'm working on, you can visit my Research Page.

If you'd like to see me in action, you can find me on YouTube here. And audio recordings of some of my talks are here, herehere, herehere, and here.

Currently I'm excited about finishing my book on parts across space and time, and organizing a conference on Metaphysics and Feminism.

Contact Me

Contact Me

Department of Philosophy

University of Southern California

3709 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Office: 225 Stonier Hall, USC

dasfischlein [at] gmail [dot] com

Pronouns (sg): any of she/her/they/them

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