I obtained my PhD in philosophy from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) in December 2014 with a doctoral thesis entitled “On Vulnerable Animals — A Conceptual Analysis of Vulnerability and its Moral Implications”, under the supervision of Prof. Samia Hurst and Bernard Baertschi (external examiners: Prof. Markus Wild; Alasdair Cochrane; Hope Ferdowsian).
From October 2014 to September 2015, I was a junior research fellow at the Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics at the University of Münster (Germany).
From September 2015 until August 2016, I held a postdoctoral scholarship from the Center for Research in Ethics CRE in Montréal (Canada).
From September 2016 to August 2019, I was a research and teaching fellow (equivalent to lecturer) in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).
Since September 2019, I am based with a Swiss National Science Foundation PRIMA-Grant at the philosophy department of Basel University (Switzerland). August 1st 2021, I was promoted to assistant professor at the University of Basel (non-tenure track).
January and February 2020, I was an academic visitor at The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. March and April 2020, I was based as a visiting academic at the Department of Politics and International Relations at Sheffield University, England (visit cut short due to the COVID-19 outbreak). In January and February 2023, I was a visiting researcher at the Law and Philosophy Group at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (Spain).
I am an affiliated member of the Groupe de Recherche en Ethique Environnementale et Animale GREEA in Montréal, Canada.
And finally, I am a member of the Ethics Committee for Animal Experimentation (ECAE), operated by the Swiss Academy for Medical Sciences (SAMS) and the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT). Currently, I am also a member of the joint SAFN-ECAE working group that improves emergency plans for animal research facilities from an ethical perspective.