Michael Dale is a doctoral student in the department of Philosophy. His research focuses on whether the empirical findings of science can have implications for ethics, and, accordingly, has interests in ethics, moral psychology, cognitive science, and evolutionary theory. After growing up in a small town in Idaho, he earned a BA from Vassar College and an MA from Brandeis University. At the University Writing Center, he has worked as an undergraduate and graduate consultant, as well as a graduate writing group facilitator. This year, he is excited to help develop the graduate writing services program.