Berit (Brit) Brogaard
Brit Brogaard joined the department in 2005. She is the director of the St. Louis Synesthesia Research Team and the American editor of the international philosophy journalErkenntnis. Before returning to the States she held a research fellowship at the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University, where she worked on perception and the contents of consciousness, with David Chalmers (author of: The Conscious Mind). She has a background in neuroscience from University of Copenhagen and a Ph.D. in philosophy. Her current research is located at the intersection of philosophy of mind and psychology. Her most current empirical project investigates the connection between synesthesia and savant syndrome. She has authored or co-authored papers which have appeared in various journals and edited volumes, including: Journal of Philosophy, Philosophers' Imprint, Noûs, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophical Studies, Analysis, Philosophical Quarterly,Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Perspectives, Consciousness and Cognition, Cognitive Science and Mind and Language. Her book Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions appeared with Oxford University Press in 2012. She is currently working on her second book entitled Seeing and Saying.
Recent publications can be found on Professor Brogaard's personal page