Timothy Cleveland received his Ph.D. in philosophy from The Johns Hopkins University in 1986 and joined the Department of Philosophy at New Mexico State University in 1987. In 2002, he was presented the Donald C. Roush award for teaching. He served as Department Head from 2002 to 2010. He is the author of Trying Without Willing: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind (1997) as well as articles on the philosophy of action, philosophy of logic, and metaphysics. His philosophical works also include essays for popular audiences on C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia and on the music of the rock band U2. In 2012, he received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New Mexico State University. Among his current work is a novel, Logic and My Sins.