Welcome to my website. I am a lecturer in Political Philosophy at Newcastle University.
My research is in contemporary political theory. I am particularly interested in normative theories that incorporate insights from the empirical social sciences, and can help shed a light on policy implications. My work falls into two main areas. The first is justice in health, broadly conceived, including inequalities in health and life expectancy, state paternalism, and individual responsibility for health outcomes. The second strand focuses on global justice, in particular trade and investment, migration, and the fairness and legitimacy of global governance institutions. In addition to these two research strands, I also have interests in the history of political thought and animal ethics.
I received my DPhil in Political Theory from the University of Oxford in 2017, after which I was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy at Princeton University, and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. I also hold an MSc from Oxford, and a Diploma in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. I have been a visiting graduate researcher at the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard University, and a Carlo-Schmid Fellow at the World Health Organization in Geneva.