Mihai Rusu teaches various courses at the Faculty of History and Philosophy of the Babeş-Bolyai University and at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Babeş-Bolyai University (awarded in 2012), having also studied Philosophy as an undergraduate there.

He has also held a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Iaşi branch of the Romanian Academy. Mihai’s research focuses on various topics in modal epistemology and metaphysics, including a critique of several forms of modal rationalism, contemporary essentialism, and other versions of ontological realism about modal notions. He has published several papers on these issues in international and Romanian journals and has given talks at conferences and workshops in Helsinki (Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science), Belgrade, Bucharest and Iaşi. His other research interests include: the philosophy of language, general epistemology, modal logic, and the history of analytic philosophy.