Research & Scholarship
“Allowances, Affordances, and the Collaborative Constitution of Identity.” Perspectives International Postgraduate Journal in Philosophy, vol. 5 (2014).
“Should We Condemn Michael?” in Ultimate LOST and Philosophy: Think Together, Die Alone, ed. Sharon Kaye (Wiley, 2010), 233-241. Also appeared as “Should We Condemn Michael for Saving Walt?” in LOST and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons, ed. Sharon Kaye (Blackwell, 2007), 18-25.
Special Effects, Special Status: Lie, Visual Effects, and Stephen Prince’s Perceptual Realism,” Cinemascope 10 (Jan.-June 2008), special issue: Falsehood and Cinema, ed. Mariangela Fornaro, http://www.cinemascope.it.
Review of James Dreier, ed., Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory (Blackwell, 2006), Teaching Philosophy 30:1 (March 2007), 132-134.
Contributions to Online Forums
"Writing on an Island." Contribution to Letters from Grad School (summer 2016). http://lettersfromgradschool.org/
Review Essay, "Geoffrey Pfeifer's The New Materialism: Althusser, Badiou, and Zizek." Working Group on Contemporary Materialism (fall 2015). https://contemporarymaterialism.wordpress.com/2015/11/27/becky-vartabedian-on-pfeifers-the-new-materialism/
"Alain Badiou: World, Event, and Structure." Iliff School of Theology/University of Denver Graduate Colloquium. March 2016.
"Excresence, Excess, and the Possibility of Resistance." Pittsburgh Summer Symposium in Contemporary Philosophy Participants Conference. August 2014.
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Philosophy and Mathematics