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UPF-CAE Junior Fellowship

Angela Martin is assistant professor at the University of Basel’s Philosophy Department since 2019, where she leads the Swiss National Science Foundation-funded project Beastly Politics – A Theory of Justice for Nonhuman Animals’. She serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Ethics, Bioethica Forum, and LEOH, and the Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology and the Ethics Committee for Animal Experimentation of the Swiss Academies.

Having obtained her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Geneva in 2014, she has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Münster (Germany), Montreal (Canada) and Fribourg (Switzerland), and visiting researcher positions at the Universities of Oxford, Sheffield (England) and Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). She specializes in animal ethics, medical ethics, environmental ethics, and One Health ethics, and has published in journals such as The Journal of Applied Philosophy, Bioethics, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal as well as in numerous collective volumes. Her recent monograph, The Moral Implications of Human and Animal Vulnerability (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023) is available in open access.