Joshua is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Stetson University. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of California - Riverside. He is the author of two books, John Searle and the Construction of Social Reality (Continuum, 2005) and John Searle (Continuum, 2009). He is also a coauthor of several articles in empirical philosophy concerning the behavior of ethicists as compared to other academic professionals (Mind, Review of Philosophy and Psychology). On the lighter side, he has coauthored with Dr. Susan Pepper-Bates an essay which appears in the anthology True Blood and Philosophy. His areas of interest include social ontology, John Searle, experimental philosophy, metaphilosophy and social construction. He is also interested in the history of 20th century analytic philosophy and ancient philosophy. Joshua is the secretary/treasurer for the Florida Philosophical Association.