Linda Eggert is a doctoral candidate in Political Theory at Oxford University. Her research lies at the intersection of moral, political, and legal philosophy, and currently focuses on global justice and the ethics of defensive harming. Her doctoral thesis concerns the just distribution of risks of harm in armed humanitarian intervention and subsequent rectificatory obligations.
Linda is also a non-residential Technology and Human Rights Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, pursuing a research project on the ethics of using artificial intelligence to decide when and whom it is permissible to harm.
Previously, Linda has worked with the German Ethics Council, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, the Académie Diplomatique Internationale, and the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation. She received her MPhil in Political Theory from Oxford and her BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought from Bard College Berlin.