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Professor Christine Hauskeller

MA in Philosophy and Sociology, Dr phil in Philosophy


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Telephone: 01392 725129

Associate Professor

I am on research leave until December 2018 but mostly in Exeter. If you wish a personal meeting, don't hesitate to contact me via email in order to arrange one.  

Areas of Expertise:

Philosophy of Science and Technology (esp. Biology and Medicine), Feminist Philosophy, Critical Theory, Empirical Philosophy, Public Understanding of Science, Science and Society, STS, Bioethics.

I am a philosopher, also trained as a sociologist. My current research is focussed on the politics of life science governance, concepts of identity, and clinical translation, and the regulation of biomedicine. Main theoretical themes are the interrelationships between knowledge, power, institutions, individuals, values and justifications.

Commissions of Trust include

German Zentrale Ethikkommission Stammzellforschung am Robert Koch Institut, 2014 -2020  

Irish Research Council Panel Postdoctroal Programme Humanities, 2016 - 2018 

ERC Grant Panels 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017

BBSRC Science and Society Strategy Panel, 2010-2016

Visiting Fellowships

2018 Sept. - Oct.      Beşikçizade Center for Medical Humanities, Istanbul, Turkey

2017 May - June      International Visiting Fellowship NUS and Nanyang Technical University, Singapore  

2015 Oct. - Dec.       Hanse-Wissenschafts-Kolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany

2015 June - July       Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2014 Sep. - Nov.      Brocher Foundation, Hermance, Switzerland

2008 Mar. - April      Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany