(PhD, UCB, 2017; B.A., high honors with distinction, UCSB, 2009). Austin’s research and teaching focus on the metaphysics and epistemology of perceptual experience.
Additionally, Austin is interested in other topics in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, e.g. mental content and representation, consciousness, attention, the metaphysics of mind, personal identity, self-knowledge and sensation.
This semester (Fall 2018) Austin is a Berkeley Connect Fellow. In the past, Austin has taught philosophy 100, 115, 132, 136, 170, 3, 3, 2, 25a, 25b as well as an introduction to philosophy through PUP.