Avery Archer
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© 2009, Avery Archer
I am Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Although a US citizen by birth, I grew up on the beautiful sun-kissed island of Tobago (of which I am also a citizen). I earned a B.A. from the University of the Southern Caribbean in Trinidad, an M.A. from Harvard University, an M.Phil. from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University. 

My current research lies in philosophy of action at the intersection of philosophy of mind, moral psychology, and metaethics. It aims to arrive at an accurate characterisation of the role and rational significance of desire and intention in practical deliberation.




Department of Philosophy​
The George Washington University 
801 22nd St. NW, T-252
Washington, DC 20052


"I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde