Fiora Salis is Associate Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of York (UK). Before joining the Department she worked at the London School of Economics from 2015-2017 and the University of Lisbon from 2012-2015. She received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona (2011), an MA in Cognitive Science from the same University (2007) and an MA in Philosophy and History of Ideas (2006) from the University of Turin. Her main research focus is on the nature and varieties of imagination, and on its distinct uses in fiction, scientific models, and thought experiments. She also works on fiction and the semantics and pragmatics of fictional discourse, fictional names, mental files, episodic memory and imagery.