Elmar Unnsteinsson, Assistant Professor and Ad Astra Fellow at UCD School of Philosophy, and Research Scientist at the University of Iceland. Elmar is the Principal Investigator.

Daniel W. Harris, Assistant Professor at CUNY Hunter College. Daniel is a Co-Proposer.

Poolbeg Chimneys, Dublin


The project team is made up of postgrads and postdocs in Dublin and Reykjavík, and a group of international researchers divided into four Expert Panels.

Harpa, Reykjavík

MA Students, PhD Students, and Postdocs

Pepa Mellema is a PhD student at UCD School of Philosophy working on topics in semantics and the philosophy of language.

Katrín Pálmadóttir Þorgerðardóttir is an MA student in philosophy at the University of Iceland working on topics in the philosophy of mind and social psychology.

Mark Bowker is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the InFraMinds Project, currently based in the United Kingdom. Mark was an IRC Postdoctoral Fellow at UCD (2018-2021) and works on issues at the intersection of psychology and philosophy of language, particularly the relationship between language, stereotypes, and prejudice. He is a visiting scholar at Prof. Andrei Cimpian's Cognitive Development Lab at NYU.

Expert Panel 1: Attitudes, Force, Communication

Jessica Keiser, University of Leeds.

Rachel Sterken, University of Hong Kong.

Joey Pollock, University of Oslo.

Julia Zakkou, Bielefeld University.

Expert Panel 2: Self-Directed Speech

Daniel W. Harris, CUNY Hunter College.

Eliot Michaelson, King's College London.

Charles Fernyhough, Durham University.

Thom Scott-Phillips, Central European University.

Expert Panel 3: Insincerity, Self-Deception, Consciousness

Jessica Pepp, Uppsala University.

Andreas Stokke, Uppsala University.

Maria Baghramian, University College Dublin.

Rachel McKinney, Suffolk University.

Expert Panel 4: Method and Cognitive Mechanisms

Craige Roberts, Ohio State University.

Eric Funkhouser, University of Arkansas.

William Bechtel, University of California, San Diego.

Keith Frankish, University of Sheffield.

Join the team

We are always looking for promising PhD students and Postdocs. If you want to work on topics related to the InFraMinds Project, we can help you apply for funding at the Icelandic Research Fund or the Irish Research Council. Both are very competitive.