Christin Hempeler
Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

Christin Hempeler is a researcher at the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the Ruhr University Bochum. Previously, she has already been part of the SALUS project as a student assistant since July 2019.

Christin studied medicine at the Hannover Medical School. In parallel, she studied philosophy and political science at Leibniz University in Hanover. As part of this, she completed a semester abroad at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. She is currently pursuing a part-time Masters in Practical Ethics at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford.

Her current research interests include the conceptualization and ethical justification of (informal) coercion and psychological pressure as well as intersectionality in the context of psychiatry.