I am Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of California, Davis. I am also Affiliate Faculty in Cognitive Science and in the Center for Mind and Brain. 

I was previously Research Fellow at the University of Stirling, a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian National University.

I research primarily in philosophy of mind and the philosophy of cognitive science, including the following areas:
    • metaphysics of cognitive science
    • psychological explanation
    • unconscious cognition
    • theories of perception
    • embodied and extended cognition 

Further information about my work can be found on the following pages:

My CV can be downloaded here.


Contact details
zdrayson [at] ucdavis.edu
2291 Social Science and Humanities 
University of California, Davis 
One Shields Avenue
DavisCA 95616