James Genone, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Social Sciences and the Director of Curriculum Development at Minerva. Prior to joining Minerva, Professor Genone was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, Camden. His areas of expertise include the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and he has both taught and engaged in research on topics such as the nature of sensory consciousness, semantic reference, personal identity, and perceptual knowledge. He has published articles in leading philosophy journals, and recently guest edited a special issue of Philosophical Studies on perceptual evidence. He is currently co-editing a volume of essays for Oxford University Press entitled Singular Thought and Mental Files. Professor Genone earned his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a postdoctoral teaching fellow the in the Introduction to the Humanities Program at Stanford University.