Matthew MacKenzie is Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair at Colorado State University. He earned his Ph.D. in comparative philosophy from the University of Hawaii in 2004. He specializes in Buddhist philosophy, classical Indian philosophy, and the philosophy of mind. His primary research is at the intersection of Buddhist philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind, with a special focus on consciousness, self-consciousness, embodiment, and the self. His articles have appeared in Philosophy East and West, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Asian Philosophy, and Journal of Consciousness Studies, among other journals. He has contributed chapters to several volumes including The Oxford Handbook of Virtue, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Indian Epistemology and Metaphysics, and Self, No Self? Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions.