Fallon’s educational background includes a B.A. in Philosophy and History from Trinity College, Dublin; an M.Phil. in Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge, UK; and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Lancaster University, UK. He joins the University as an assistant professor of philosophy. His research interest is primarily the philosophy of mind and philosophy of science and, within this, defending realism about consciousness and other teleological entities/processes while maintaining a naturalistic ontology. Other work involves investigating the nature of value, including but not limited to examining play and value. At various institutions, he has taught courses including General Introductions to Philosophy, several different ethics courses, the Philosophy of Science, and Critical Thinking.