Julian Keenan

Professor, Biology and Molecular Biology

Dr. Julian Keenan’s research embraces a number of areas, including neuroimaging, self-awareness and theory of mind, deception and deception detection, and evolutionary cognitive neuroscience. In February 2012, he was included in the Star-Ledger’s “New Jersey Brainpower List,” a list of 20 brainy intellects who are changing the world.

An expert in the biological basis of self and self-recognition, Dr. Keenan is the co-author of The Face in the Mirror: How We Know Who We Are and a co-editor of The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity