Åsa Wikforss is a professor of theoretical philosophy at Stockholm University. On 9 May 2019, she was elected as a member of the Swedish Academy, to succeed Sara Danius.
Wikforss does research in the intersection of philosophy of mind, language and epistemology, and has published widely on a variety of topics in the area. She is a member of several international research networks and research councils and was elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In September 2017 she published Alternativa fakta. Om kunskapen och dess fiender (Alternative facts. On knowledge and its enemies), a book that has had a great impact in Sweden.