Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University
Susanna Siegel works in the philosophy of mind and epistemology and has taught General Education courses combining political philosophy and American history. She has published widely on the topic of perception. Her book The Contents of Visual Experience was published by Oxford in 2010, and discusses what kinds of things we can see. Her book The Rationality of Perception will be published by Oxford in 2017, and explores the ways that antecedent fears, beliefs, prejudices, and expertise can influence perception. Starting in 2017, she will teach a General Education course on violence and citizenship.