Susana is assistant professor based at the Department of Logic, History, and Philosophy of Science of UNED, working on animal ethics and the philosophy of animal minds. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Complutense University of Madrid, an MA in Global Ethics and Human Values from King’s College London and a PhD in Philosophy from UNED, Spain. She has been a post-doc fellow at the University of Graz and at the Messerli Research Institute in Vienna. Susana describes her research interest as focusing on "what animals are capable of feeling, thinking, and doing, and what this means for the sort of treatment that we owe them."
Susana led the project "Animals and the Concept of Death" which culminated in her book, "La Zarigüeya De Schrödinger" or "Schrödinger's Possum".