Paul Nedelisky is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute. His research interests center on issues in metaphysics and ethics. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 2013. While a postdoc, Nedelisky's work has focused on writing a book with James Davison Hunter on scientific approaches to morality. Their book is under contract with Yale University Press. Nedelisky's work in metaphysics primarily concerns the nature of the fundamental constituents of reality--the basic building blocks of the world. Nedelisky has won several teaching awards, including being named as an honoree of the Seven Society's Graduate Fellowship for Superb Teaching.