Elselijn Kingma, currently associate professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton, has been named the Peter Sowerby Chair in Philosophy and Medicine at King’s College London (KCL).
Professor Kingma work in philosophy of medicine, philosophy of biology, metaphysics and applied ethics. She recently won a Leverhulme Prize, and a few years ago won a 1.2 million euro grant for research on the metaphysics of pregnancy. You can browse some of her writings here.
In her position at as the Peter Sowerby Chair At KCL she will lead the Philosophy & Medicine project, a joint venture between King’s Department of Philosophy, the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, funded by the Peter Sowerby Foundation. You can learn more about Kingma’s appointment here.