NATIKA NEWTON received a doctorate in philosophy from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1981. She teaches philosophy at Nassau Community College in New York. Her research has been primarily in philosophy of mind, with specific attention to phenomenal consciousness and intentionality.
Her articles have appeared in NOUS, Mind, Analysis, Journal of Consciousness Studies,Philosophical Psychology, and Philosophia, among others. She is the author of Foundations of Understanding and she co-edited an anthology of new articles on consciousness and emotion, The Caldron of Consciousness, with Ralph Ellis. She and Ralph Ellis are currently co-editors of the Journal Consciousness and Emotion.