Troy Camplin

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Location:Richardson, Texas, United States
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EDUCATION

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Dallas, Aesthetic Studies, School of Arts & Humanities (Fields: Bioaesthetics,
Novel, Tragedy) 2004

M.A., The University of Southern Mississippi, English (Field: Creative Writing) 2000

B.S., Western Kentucky University, Recombinant Gene Technology (Minor in Chemistry) 1993

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010-Present Doubletree Hotel
Night Auditor
• Customer service; balancing reports; running computer audit

2009-2010 Dallas Hub Theater
DFW Playwrights’ Alliance Producer/Playwright
• Recruit playwrights to participate in festivals; recruit actors for plays; advertise festivals; collaborate with DFWPA partners on several projects; conduct meetings; wrote an award-winning play

2009-2010 Richland College
2004 - 2006 Adjunct Professor
• See below

2009-2010 Collin College
Adjunct Professor
• Worked with various educational institutions; formed relationships with students and staff; planned, organized, and prepared for various classes; created assessments; organized, planned and prepared oral presentations; worked with very limited supervision; developed plans and strategies which I then implemented; organized information easily; have provided guidance to students and colleagues

2008 – Present The Emerson Institute for Freedom and Culture
President, Editor
• Editing the Emerson Institute online journal; writing editorials and reviews for the journal; recruiting authors to publish in the journal

2008 – 2009 American Philosophical Practitioners Association
Reviews Editor, Philosophical Practice
• Organized information; solicited book contributions for review from publishing houses; worked closely with partners to get 3-4 books reviewed by various reviewers on a strict deadline; edited submissions and recommended revisions

2008 The Prometheus Institute
Adjunct Scholar
• Wrote popular articles on current events and issues

2006 – 2007 A+ Academy Charter School
Honors Instructor
• Worked closely with members of the community, including directors, principals, colleagues, parents, and students; collaborated to develop plans and strategies to better serve my students; implemented plans and strategies to better serve my students; implemented plans to improve student learning; organized, planned, and prepared for various classes; created assessments; generated reports to track achievement gaps; developed intervention strategies for struggling students

2000 – 2004 University of Texas at Dallas
Professor’s Assistant

SKILLS

• Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing skills
• Scholarly research, including the creation and revision of publications
• Word processing

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

• Essay – “The Spontaneous Orders of the Arts” – Studies in Emergent Order, Vol. 3 (2010): 195-211 < online>
• Essay – “From the Sensory Order to the Moral Order: Bridging Hayek to Hayek (Part I)” – NOMOI, Vol. 1 (2010): 3-5
• Book Review – Roger Scruton “Beauty” – Philosophical Practice, Vol. 4.3
• Book Review – Craig Dove “Nietzsche’s Ethical Theory: Mind, Self and Responsibility”– Philosophical Practice, Vol. 4.1
• Book Review – Lou Marinoff “The Middle Way” – Philosophical Practice, Vol. 3.2
• Article – “Interdisciplinarity versus Multidisciplinarity” – Time’s News: < online>
• Essay Reprint – "Literature as a Game: Game-Play in Reading, Creating, and Understanding Literature” – Esophy < online>
• Essay – "Literature as a Game: Game-Play in Reading, Creating, and Understanding Literature” – Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Volume 7 Number 2, August 2006 < online>
• Book Review – Madison Jones' “Nashville 1864: The Dying of the Light” – Bibliophilos

CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS

• Poem – “My Night Off” – Medusa Literature: < online>
• Poem – “A World” – Medusa Literature: < online>
• Poem – “Geographies of Nostalgia” – Medusa Literature: < online>
• Poem – "Mountain Lakes" – Poetry Renewal < online>
• Poem – "False Memories" – Sojourn
• Short Story – "Iguanodon" – Art Times
• Poem – “The Comfortless Comfort" – 13 Windows
• Poem – "Campfire" – 13 Windows
• Poem – "In the Land of Butterflies" – 13 Windows
• Short Story – "B-52" – product14
• Poem – "The Carpenter at Little Pawpaw Lake" – product14
• Short Story – "Wishful Thinking" – The Gargoyle

POPULAR PUBLICATIONS

• Article – “Egypt’s Revolution and Higher Education” – The Pope Center,
Feb. 6, 2011
• Article – “The Fading Hope of Interdisciplinary Studies” – The Pope Center,
Jan 30, 2011
• Article – “Freshman Composition and the Sonnet” – The Pope Center,
Jan. 16, 2011
• Article – “At Home With the Kids and My Ph.D.” – The Pope Center,
Dec. 7, 2010
• Article – “From Trivium to Triviality” – The Pope Center,
Oct. 15, 2010
• Article – “Suppose There Were Food Insurance” – Mises Daily, LVMI, July 22, 2010
• Article – “Zoning Laws Destroy Communities” – Mises Daily, LVMI, Apr. 30, 2010
• Article – “Local Theaters Should Champion Local Playwrights” – The Dallas Morning News, Feb. 12, 2010
• Article – “School Needs to Get Physical” – The Dallas Morning News, July 16, 2009
• Article – “School Can’t Be All About Academics” – The Dallas Morning News, June 26, 2009
• Article – “Schools Are Teaching Teachers Not to Teach” – The Dallas Morning News, April 17, 2009
• Article – “The Tragic Institutions” – TCSDaily: < online>
• Article – “Son of the UMWA, Husband of the AFT” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “Why Libertarians are Annoying – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “On Evil Property Owners . . . Like My Wife’s Grandfather, Jesus” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “Rebuttal: Paul Krugman’s: Voodoo Health Economics” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “If I Were a Captain Planet Supervillain” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “It’s Time We Gave the Poor a Tax Break” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “Once Upon a Time There Was a Great Democracy – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “The Government Makes Easy Things Complicated” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “The Three Liberalisms” – The Prometheus Institute
• Article – “Government and Power Laws” – The Prometheus Institute
• A weekly opinion piece in The Messenger out of Madisonville, KY from 1994-1995

BOOKS PUBLISHED

• Diaphysics. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. 2009

READINGS

• Short Stories – "Don's **********" and "Baudrillard Fragment" – Scriptorium Reading, 2002
• Short Story – "B-52" and several Poems – Sojourn Release Party Reading, 2002
• Short Story – "Houseflies" – Café Night at USM, Spring 2000
• Poems – Dallas Museum of Art Late Night, 2008
• Poems – Local Color Gallery, 2006
• Poems – Scriptorium release party at Local Color Gallery, July 2006
• Poems – Local Color Gallery, 2005
• Poems – Café Voltaire Poetry Night, 1995
• Essay – “The Emergence of Everything” – Dallas Philosopher’s Forum, 2005

PERFORMANCES

• Almost Ithacid – Play Performed at Dallas Hub Theatre for Cyberfest, May 29-30

CONFERENCES

• Short Story – "For the Love of Orchids" – USM Cross-disciplinary Seminar, Spring 1999
• Essay – "Hubris: The Virtuous Vice" – International Society for the Study of Time Conference, August 2007
• Essay – "Spontaneous Order and Emergent Phenomena: An Interdisciplinary Approach" – Fund for Spontaneous Orders Conference, “Orders and Borders,” Nov. 2008
• Colloquium – Liberty Fund, “F. A. Hayek,” June 7-12, 2009
• Essay – “The Spontaneous Orders of the Arts” Fund for Spontaneous Orders Conference, “Organization and Emergence: Tensions and Symbiosis,” Dec. 3-6, 2009

AWARDS

• PIA Award – for Cyberfest performance of “Almost Ithaciad” at Dallas Hub Theatre, May 30, 2009

DISSERTATION

Evolutionary Aesthetics: The Evolution of Complex Systems, the Appreciation of Beauty, and the Creation of Art and Literature

Supervisors: Alexander Argyros - chair, Frederick Turner, Robert Nelsen, Pamela Gossin
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