Introduction

Marli Huijer is Professor of Public Philosophy at the Erasmus School of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Huijer studied Philosophy and Medicine (University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit). She obtained a doctorate in Philosophy in 1996, with a dissertation on Aids and Michel Foucault’s aesthetics of existence. From 2015 to 2017, she was Thinker Laureate of the Netherlands.

Previously, Huijer was senior researcher in Practical Philosophy at Groningen University, visiting academic at the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) and from 2002 till 2005 she was endowed professor in Gender and Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University (Centre for Gender and Diversity).

Her research focuses on the public role of philosophy; order and time in human affairs (rhythm, discipline); philosophy of science and technology; gender and biomedical sciences.

Curriculum Vitae

Education
1996 PhD (Philosophy of Medicine) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
1991 MA (Social Philosophy, cum laude) University of Amsterdam
1985 Registration General Practitioner Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
1982 Medical Doctor Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
1980 MSc (Medicine) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Previous

2008-2016 Professor by special appointment in Culture, Politics and Religion. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Philosophy.
2007-2017 Professor in Philosophy and Professional Practice,
The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

2003-2007 Senior researcher/lecturer practical philosophy.
University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy.

2002-2005 Professor by special appointment in gender and biomedical sciences.
Maastricht University, Centre for Gender and Diversity.

2000-2003 Postdoctoral researcher practical philosophy. University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy.

1992-2000 Assistant professor philosophy and medical ethics
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Medical Sciences.

1991-1993 Junior lecturer philosophy and practice
Radboud University, Faculty of Philosophy.

1988-1989 Coördinator postdoctoral education in epidemic science
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Medical Sciences.

1986-1988 Doctor drug and alcohol programme
Consultation Bureau for Alcohol and Drugs, Beverwijk.

1983-1984 Coördinator social service heroin users
Medisch Sociale Dienst Heroïne Gebruikers Amsterdam.

Fellowships

2001 Research fellow
Harvard University, Social Medicine, Cambridge Mass, USA

2004 Visiting academic
London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society (BIOS), London, UK