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I specialize in the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and epistemology. I have published articles on Quine, Davidson, Dummett, Grice, meaning and interpretation, conceptual relativism, deflationism, self-knowledge, introspection, and ethical expressivism.

More recently, I have been working on the topic of continuities between linguistic and non-linguistic communication and expressive behavior. In 2009, I received a 3-year NSF grant for collaborative research (with Mitchell Green) for the project: Communication, Expression, and the Origins of Meaning.

I recently founded the "Expressive Communication and Origins of Meaning" (ECOM) Research Group. Our website (link on the left) has information about our research, publications, and ways to get involved.

I am currently working on:

For information about my book (including an abstract and some reviews) see Speaking My Mind: Expression and Self-Knowledge.