Susan Schneider is currently the NASA/​Baruch Blumberg Chair of Astrobiology at the Library of Congress. She writes about the fundamental nature of the self and mind, especially from the vantage point of issues in philosophy, artificial intelligence, and astrobiology. The topics she has written about most recently include radical brain enhancement, spacetime emergence, superintelligence, the nature of life, whether minds are in some sense programs, panpsychism, and the nature of persons. She has been featured by The New York Times, Science, Nautilus, Smithsonian, Discover, PBS, The History Channel and more.