Lea Philipsen
Research Assistant
Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

Lea Philipsen works as a research assistant at the SALUS project since June 2021. Lea completed her bachelor’s degree in philosophy with a minor in German literature at the University of Hamburg and is currently finishing a master’s degree in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, in Hamburg as well. Within her master’s program she focusses on feminist concerns, especially on epistemic injustice as well as ethical and economic questions of care work. Lea’s term paper on epistemic injustice was awarded the Society of Women in Philosophy-Termpaper-Prize, awarded by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Hamburg. Within the SALUS Group she works primarily on the topics of intersectionality and epistemic injustice of service users in mental healthcare.