Luis Cheng-Guajardo

Luis Cheng-Guajardo

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Education
Stanford University M.A., Ph.D. in philosophy, 2013
UCL - University of London M.A. in philosophy, 2005
University of Texas at Austin B.A. in Economics, 2001
 
Research and Teaching Interests
Areas of Specialization: Action and Agency, Ethical Theory
Areas of Teaching Competence: Business Ethics, Kantian Ethics, Metaethics
Mind, Political, Modern, Moral Psychology
Teaching Experience
Lecturer, Human Nature and Moral Foundations, twenty-week undergraduate course at Santa Clara University as part of the "Cultures & Ideas" Core education program 2017
Lecturer, Critical Thinking and Writing, twenty-week undergraduate course at Santa Clara University in the Core education program 2016/17
Lecturer, Ethical Issues in Business, undergraduate course at Santa Clara University (multiple sections) 2016/17
Lecturer, The Problem of Free Will, upper-division undergraduate course at Santa Clara University 2016
Lecturer, Ethical Issues in Society, undergraduate course at Santa Clara University (multiple sections) 2016
Lecturer, Ethical Issues in Business, undergraduate course at Santa Clara University (multiple sections) 2015
Lecturer, Ethical Issues in Society, undergraduate course at Santa Clara University (multiple sections) 2015
Lecturer, Human Nature and Moral Foundations, twenty week undergraduate course at Santa Clara University as part of the "Cultures and Ideas" Core education program (multiple sections) 2014/15
Lecturer, Action Theory, upper-division undergraduate course at Santa Clara University 2014
Lecturer, Human Nature and Moral Foundations, twenty week undergraduate course at Santa Clara University as part of the "Cultures and Ideas" Core education program (multiple sections) 2014
Lecturer, Ethical Issues in Business, undergraduate course at Santa Clara University (multiple sections) 2013
Lecturer, British Empiricism, undergraduate course at Stanford University 2013
Graduate Student Instructor, Philosophical Methods (Personal Identity), undergraduate course for philosophy majors at UC Berkeley under Professor Daniel Warren with an emphasis on writing and analysis 2012
Instructor, Topics in Philosophy, residential program in Stanford's Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) for academically talented and motivated high school students 2012
Lecturer, Introduction to Bioethics, an undergraduate course at Stanford University summer session 2011
Lecturer, Introduction to Moral Philosophy, an undergraduate course at Stanford University summer session 2010
Course Assistant, Introduction to Moral Philosophy, an undergraduate course at Stanford University summer session 2009
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Political Philosophy, an undergraduate course at Stanford University under Professor Nadeem Hussain 2009
Teaching Assistant, Philosophy of Action, a split-level undergraduate and graduate course at Stanford University under Professor Michael Bratman 2009
Course Assistant, Introduction to Moral Philosophy, an undergraduate course at Stanford University summer session 2008
Teaching Assistant, Justice, a split-level undergraduate and graduate course at Stanford University under Professor Joshua Cohen 2008
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Moral Philosophy, an undergraduate course at Stanford University under Professor Tamar Schapiro 2008
Teaching Assistant, Mind,Matter, and Meaning, an undergraduate course with an emphasis on writing at Stanford University under Professor Krista Lawlor 2008
 
Professional Service
Colloquium session Chair, Practical Reason, APA Pacific Division 2017
Colloquium session Chair, Consideration of Limits to Harms by the State, APA Pacific Division 2016
Commentator, "Excluding the Forces of Ruin..." (Milam), APA Pacific Division 2014
Commentator, "Roles and Relationships" (Brewer-Davis), APA Pacific Division 2013
Colloquium session Chair, Moral Reasons and Moral Beliefs, APA Eastern Division 2012
Co-organizer, Moral Philosophy Reading Group sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University 2011-2012
Fellow in residence, Stanford Humanities Center 2011-2012
Colloquium session Chair, Justice and Moral Responsibility, APA Pacific Division Division 2011
Colloquium session Chair, Agents Events and Motives, APA Pacific Division Pacific Division 2010
Graduate student Admit Coordinator, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University 2009
Commentator, "Are All Favourers Reasons?" (Kiessewetter), Stanford-Davis-Berkeley Graduate Conference in Philosophy 2009
President of the Hume Society, the philosophy graduate student association, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University 2007-2008
Commentator, "Reasons and Means" (Millsap), Stanford-Davis-Berkeley Graduate Conference in Philosophy 2007
Representative for the Student Graduate Staff Consultative Committee, UCL - University of London 2004-2005
Volunteer English teacher, Bharatpur Government School, Basanta Chowk, Nepal 2001
 
Honors
Graduate Student Stipend, APA Pacific Division 2012
Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowship, Stanford Humanities Center 2011-2012
Distinction (highest honor) for M.A. in philosophy, University of London (UCL) 2005
Cum Laude Ampla et Magna, Dean's Honors list, and Top Honors at University honors convocation for B.A. in economics, University of Texas at Austin 2001
 
Publications and Presentations
"Modelling Morally Responsible Corporate Agency," presented at William J. Prior Mini-Conference, Santa Clara University 2014
"The Normative Requirement of Means-End Rationality and Modest Bootstrapping," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (2014) Vol. 17, No. 3, 487-503 2013
"The Practical Demand of Means-End Rationality," Stanford Humanities Center 2012
"A New-Razian Account of the Normative Requirement of Means-End Rationality," annual meeting of the APA Pacific Davision 2012
"A Form of Philosophical 'Ought-ism'," Stanford Political Theory Retreat 2011
"Intentional Action in its Metaphorical Sense," Stanford Political Theory Retreat 2010
 
Other Professional Experience
Associate, Global IB Management, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA. Managed risks on a global basis due to real or perceived conflicts of interests. Reviewed investment banking and other business opportunities and discussed the relevant issues with senior bankers and members of the legal team in order to protect the firm from reputation and litigation risks that stem from what might be conflicting interests 2003-2006
Analyst, Syndicated and Leveraged Finance, J.P.Morgan Securities Inc. Worked as an integral part of deal teams in the debt capital markets to provide corporate finance in acquisitions, high-yield bond issuance, syndicated bank loans, bankruptcy financing, project finance, and some credit and lending research 2002-2003