Ted Parent is an assistant professor at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan. He earned his Ph.D. from UNC--Chapel Hill, and was previously on the philosophy faculty at Virginia Tech and at Vanderbilt University. Primarily, he writes on metaphysics and epistemology (broadly construed) with publications in Philosophical Studies, The Journal of Philosophy, and The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, among others. His first monograph is Self-Reflection for the Opaque Mind (Routledge, 2017) and is now drafting a second, tentatively titled A Critique of Metaphysical Thinking.