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Career

I am assistant professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy at Tilburg University. 

I completed my PhD in Philosophy at Tilburg University. Before that, I did an MA at Erasmus University, an MSc at the Stockholm School of Economics, and a BA at University College Utrecht.

I have held positions at Utrecht University and Erasmus University Rotterdam. I have been on research visits to Gothenburg University, Oxford University, Pompeu Fabra University, and Yale. 

In addition to the courses listed below, I give the mandatory research integrity training for all PhD students at Tilburg University. 

Research interests

My research is in moral and political philosophy. I mainly work on topics in distributive justice, particularly on desert, egalitarianism, and property. I also have a research interest in the ethics of markets, the meaning and future of work, moral status, personal identity, the value of life and death, and wellbeing.

I am currently working on a monograph on meritocracy that will initially appear in Dutch, titled Je verdiende loon? (Earning What You Deserve?) and a number of papers on desert and luck egalitarianism.

Current courses

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External positions

Member program council (Internationale School voor de Wijsbegeerte)

28 Sep 2022 → …

Member Editorial Oversight Board (Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics)

10 Jan 2022 → …

Treasurer (Alternatief voor Vakbond)

19 Nov 2021 → …

Secretary and treasurer (Nederlands Gesprek Centrum)

6 Nov 2019 → …

Keywords

  • Political Philosophy / Political Ethics
  • Tax Policy
  • Moral Responsibility

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