I am currently an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and an Associate Senior Scholar at The Millennium Project: Global Futures Studies and Research, a DC-based global think-tank. From 2013 till 2018 I was a Research Scholar and Associate Faculty at the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. I hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Georgetown University and several graduate degrees in History of Philosophy and Medical Ethics from the University of Paris in my native city.
Areas of Specialization:
Philosophy of foresight/futures studies:
anticipation and evaluation of alternative futures of socio-technical systems
application and assessment of foresight and forecasting methods such as scenario construction, modeling, Delphi, weak signals, technological forecasting and road-mapping
Applied ethics and political philosophy with a focus on:
public health ethics and bioethics (health policy and health technologies)
food ethics and governance
behavioral economics (nudges) and cognitive psychology-based policies and technologies (“persuasive technologies”)
Areas of Competence:
History of bioethics
History of modern philosophy (especially Spinoza and Hume)
History, ethics and philosophy of Psychology
Philosophy of history/historiography
Science and technology studies
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