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Teneille Brown is a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, and has completed three post-doctoral fellowships at Stanford. Her research is interdisciplinary, and spans a wide range of issues at the intersection of law, genetics, neuroscience, medicine, and ethics. 

Clark Barrett is a Professor of Anthropology at UCLA, who studies human thought and behavior from evolutionary, cultural, and developmental perspectives. His research focuses on universals and variation in how people think in a variety of domains, including cognition about the natural world, the minds of others, and morality.

Edouard Machery is a Distinguished Professor and the Director of the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He is working primarily on the philosophical issues raised by cognitive science and neuroscience. He is also doing empirical research on moral psychology, semantics and folk epistemology.

Ivar Hannikainen is a research fellow in the  Department of Philosophy  at the University of Granada. His research draws on experimental methods to understand the psychological processes that undergird moral and legal decision-making. 

Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde is a Professor of economics at Université Paris 2 and a researcher in cognitive sciences at Institut Jean-Nicod (Ecole Normale Supérieure). His research bears on the cognitive and linguistic foundations of law and economics, which he approaches both theoretically and experimentally. 

Niek Strohmaier

Niek Strohmaier is an Assistant Professor at Leiden University’s Law school, with a background in cognitive psychology. His research focuses mainly on the psychological factors that can bias legal professionals’ judgments in the context of legal liability. More specifically, he is interested in how moral judgements and intuitions shape sense-making processes and affect legally relevant judgements.

Noel Struchiner is a Professor ofLaw and Philosophy at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.  His core research has focused in analytical legal philosophy, discussing the nature of law as well as issues in normative jurisprudence. However, his research has taken an empirical turn and now covers experimental philosophy and moral psychology. 

Kevin Tobia is an Assistant Professor of Law at Georgetown University. His primary research is in the experimental study of concepts that are central to moral and legal theory. His work has appeared in law, philosophy, and cognitive science journals such as the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Analysis, and Cognitive Science.

Alice Liefgreen

Alice Liefgreen is a doctoral student in the Causal Cognition Lab of University College London. Her research focuses on the role of causal models in reasoning and decision making under uncertainty. Her work primarily extends to the domains of legal decision-making and criminal/forensic investigations. 

Andrei Poama

Andrei Poama is an Assistant Professor in political philosophy and ethics at Leiden University. His research interests include criminal justice ethics, experimental philosophy, democratic theory, and the ethics of public policy. His work has been published in journals such as Criminal Law and Philosophy and American 

Political Science Review.

Vilius Dranseika is a philosopher and researcher at Vilnius University and Kaunas University of Technology. His research focuses on moral psychology, research ethics, and experimental philosophy.  His current work addresses philosophical issues of memory, personal identity, and free will.

Bartosz Janik holds a PhD in Law from Jagiellonian University(Krakow). His research interestsinclude analytical philosophy of law (supervenience and grounding of legal facts, social ontology), judicial decision making (anchoring effect, abstract/concrete paradox), and philosophy of mind (in delusional beliefs, philosophical psychopathology).

Piotr Bystranowski

Piotr Bystranowski is a doctoral student and researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the Jagiellonian Univeristy. His main interests are philosophy of criminal law, empirical legal studies, and experimental jurisprudence.

Maciej Próchnicki

Maciej Próchnicki is a doctoral student in law at Jagiellonian University. His research interests include empirical legal studies, legal philosophy, evidence, and a range of topics at the intersection of legal and cognitive sciences. He is working on numerical verdicts in law from the viewpoint of jurisprudence and psychology.

Alejandro Rosas is a professor at the Philosophy Department of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. His work focuses on moral cognition from a philosophical perspective and with the help from scientific disciplines like the evolution of mind and morality, social psychology and the cognitive sciences.

Chris Bublitz is a legal scholar, currently a post-doc, at the University of Hamburg. His research interests are in criminal & human rights law, legal theory, and issues at the intersections of law, philosophy and cognitive sciences. He is also working on his habilitation, a project at the borderlines between norms and nature that explores relations between legal reasoning and psychology, or law and biases.

Guilherme Almeida is currently the lead researcher of the "Supremo em Números" (Supreme Court by the numbers) project at FGV Direito Rio. He is also a PhD candidate in theory of the state and constitutional law at PUC-Rio, and is interested in pursuing empirically informed legal philosophy.

Fernando Aguiar works as a researcher at the CSIC Philosophy Institute in Madrid. His research interests cover social identity, experimental philosophy, experimental ethics, political philosophy, and moral psychology. He is currently working on the relation between social identity and folk psychology, especially on the social constitution of identity beliefs or beliefs about oneself.  

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