Steering committee members

Alistair Niemeijer

Alistair Niemeijer

Since 2013 I work as assistant professor of Care Ethics and Policy at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht. Alistair Niemeijer (1980) studied philosophy at VU University in Amsterdam and applied ethics at Utrecht University. He conducted his PhD research at the VU University medical center.

Helen Kohlen

Helen Kohlen

I am working at the Philosophical-Theological University of Vallendar (Koblenz) in Germany. It is a small private university that has just been building up an ethics institute in which I am working as a co-director. I teach ethics and palliative care in the nursing faculty. Since 2015, a visiting professorship at the University for Humanistic […]

Maurice Hamington

Maurice Hamington

I work at Portland State University where I am a Professor of Philosophy and the Executive Director of University Studies which is an interdisciplinary integrated undergraduate general education curriculum. Our community of 50 full time faculty, hundreds of part-time faculty, and 100 peer mentors emphasize inclusion and justice in a caring culture for ourselves and […]

Hee-Kang Kim

Hee Kang Kim

I am working at the department of Public Administration at the Korea University. I teach public philosophy, normative policy analysis, and women’s studies at the university. My research interests are social justice, care ethics, feminism, and the normative understanding of public policy. Especially recently, I am interested in re-evaluating public policy and identifying and rectifying the […]

Tula Brannelly

Tula Brannelly

I currently work as Lecturer in Mental Health at Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. I emigrated from the UK in 2006 and worked at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand in the School of Nursing. And before that I worked at the University of Birmingham, as a Research Fellow from 2003 – 2006 and was a PhD […]

Vivienne Bozalek

Vivienne Bozalek

I am working at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, South Africa. I was in the Social Work Department but am now working in the Directorate of Teaching and Learning, UWC. My research is about how care ethics can be used as a normative framework to examine policies, practices and events, the use of […]

Flavia Biroli

Flávia Biroli

I am a professor at the University of Brasília, Institute of Political Science, since 2005. My focus is on the social organization of care and its impact on women and democracy. Gender inequalities are connected to women`s poor access to fundamental resources, such as time and income. I am interested in developing theoretical analysis on […]

Joan Tronto

Prof.dr. Joan Tronto

I’m professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. the University of Minnesota. I’ve been writing about care ethics for about thirty years.  My current research involves thinking about care from a global perspective. As a feminist scholar, I kept thinking about the political cost if women decided that they should join “the mainstream of […]

Carlo Leget

Carlo Leget

Since 2012 I am a full professor in Care Ethics at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, The Netherlands. At the same university I hold an endowed chair in Ethical and spiritual questions in palliative care, established by the Association Hospice Care Netherlands. My research is situated at the intersection between care ethics and spirituality or meaning, […]

Merel Visse

Merel Visse

Currently I work as senior researcher and associate professor Care Ethics and Policy at the University of Humanistic Studies in The Netherlands. As a scholar and artist, I combine theoretical and practice-based work to inquire about the moral good in care. In addition to regular scientific output such as publications, I also make installations, objects, drawings, paintings, […]

Inge van Nistelrooij

Dr. Inge van Nistelrooij

I am an assistant professor of Care Ethics at the University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, The Netherlands. As far as we know, we have the only Master’s degree in care ethics throughout the world. Together with my colleagues Carlo Leget, Merel Visse, Frans Vosman, Alistair Niemeijer, Vivianne Baur and Anne Goossensen we teach (pre)master’s and graduate students, and do […]

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