HILL Jesse Lewis

Research Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

luck, ethics, epistemology


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Tulane University, (2019)
  • B.S., Double major, Philosophy and Psychology, summa cum laude, University of Alabama Birmingham, (2011)


  • What’s Luck Got to do With the Luck Pincer?
    Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Forthcoming: https://doi.org/10.1111/papq.12378
  • Does Folk Disagreement About Ambiguous Lucky Cases Warrant an Error Theory? A Response to Hales and Johnson
    Philosophical Psychology, 34:6, (2021), 876-891. DOI: 10.1080/09515089.2021.1914830
  • On Luck and Modality
    Synthese, Forthcoming
  • Pandemic Rule-Breakers, Moral Luck, and Blaming the Blameworthy
    Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Forthcoming

Books Review

  • Luck: A Key Idea for Business and Society, by Chengwei Liu. New York: Routledge, 2020. 124 pp.
    Business Ethics Quarterly, 31(2), (2021), 316-319. DOI:10.1017/beq.2021.10
  • The Myth of Luck: Philosophy, Fate, and Fortune. By Hales Steven. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.
    The Philosophical Quarterly, Forthcoming: https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqab050


  •  “On Luck and Modality” April 2020
    The Long Island Philosophical Society, Molloy College
  •  “On Luck and Probability” April 2018
    Annual LSU Graduate Philosophy Conference
  •  “On Luck and Probability” April 2018
    The Long Island Philosophical Society, Molloy College

Teaching Experience

  • Tulane University (2014-2021)
    Ethics in Business (x6)
    Elementary Symbolic Logic (x5)
    Introduction to Philosophy
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (Fall 2021)
    The Quest for Knowledge (x2)
  • Lingnan University (Spring 2022)
    Critical Thinking