I am happy to welcome our newest contributor, Basil Smith, to the Cocoon. Basil received his PhD from Cardiff University in 2006, and is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Philosophy and Humanities at Saddleback College. He specializes in epistemology, and has published on a wide variety of philosophical topics, including the philosophy of wellbeing, personal identity, and ethics. He also recently contributed a helpful post for job-seekers at the APA blog, "How to Get an Interview at a Community College." Welcome aboard!