Curriculum Vitae

Contact me at micah [dot] richey [at] rochester [dot] edu for a complete CV.

Areas of Interest

Metaethics, Ethics, Metaphysics, Social & Political Philosophy


Ph.D., Philosophy (University of Rochester, expected 2018)
M.A., Philosophy (Western Michigan University, 2013)
B.A., Philosophy & Visual Art (Bethel College, 2010)


Instructor of Record, University of Rochester
Introduction to Philosophy (Summer 2016)

Teaching Assistant, University of Rochester
Ethical Decisions in Medicine | William Fitzpatrick (Spring 2015, 2017)
Introduction to Philosophy | Hayley Clatterbuck (Spring 2016)
Contemporary Moral Issues | William Fitzpatrick (Fall 2014-2016)

Instructor of Record, Western Michigan University
Biomedical Ethics (Summer and Fall 2012, Spring 2013)

Teaching Assistant, Western Michigan University
Biomedical Ethics | David Paul (Fall 2011, Spring 2012)


  1. “Comments on Ishtiyaque Haji, ‘Luck, Compatibilism, and Libertarianism’”, Canadian Philosophical Association Congress, University of Ottawa, 2015.
  2. “Distinguishing Virtue from Social Intelligence,” 7th Annual UAPA Graduate Conference, University at Albany, 2014.
  3. “Reframing Moral Intuitions: Primary Intuitions and Hard Cases,” Brown Bag Lecture Series, Western Michigan University, 2012.
  4. “Evolutionary Psychology and the Limits of Moral Intuitions,” Graduate Philosophy Workshop, Western Michigan University, 2012.
  5. “Comments on Barry Maguire, ‘Defending the Additive Theory of Weighing Reasons,’” 6th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, Western Michigan University, 2012.


  1. Category Editor, Justifications of Human Rights on PhilPapers,  <>, 2017-present.
  2. Submission Reviewer, Canadian Philosophical Association Congress, 2015-2016.
  3. Assistant Organizer, Metaphysics Meets Philosophy of Physics Workshop, University of Rochester, 2014.
  4. Co-organizer, 5th & 6th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, Western Michigan University, 2012-2013.
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