Susan Schneider is an American professor of philosophy and cognitive science. She holds the NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair at the Library of Congress and NASA, directs the AI,Mind and Society ("AIMS") Group at the University of Connecticut, and is a visiting member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She is also a recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award. Schneider has been featured on television shows on The History Channel, Fox News, PBS and The National Geographic Channel, and in the feature film, Supersapiens: the Rise of the Mind. She writes opinion pieces for the New York Times, The Financial Times and Scientific American.