Associate Dean for Research and Professional Development; Associate Professor of Philosophy
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Carleton College; PhD Stanford University
Research Areas: philosophy of action, philosophy of mind
Sarah Paul's research concerns agency and the philosophy of mind, focusing on the nature of intention and belief. She is also interested in questions about self-knowledge, self-control, and what it means to believe in ourselves and others when it comes to difficult actions. She came to NYUAD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has also held visiting positions at M.I.T. and Bowdoin College. She is currently working on an introductory textbook on the philosophy of action for Routledge University Press.