Arianne Shahvisi is a philosopher with diverse research interests in applied ethics, the philosophy of science, and social epistemology. Her current projects focus on the ethics of genital alterations, migration and borders, and global health ethics.
Having recently completed a Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education (PGCertHE), Arianne is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She teaches courses in feminist bioethics, gender studies, global health ethics, social determinants of health, and the philosophy of mind.
Arianne serves as an editorial board member of Kohl: Journal for Feminist Research on Gender and the Body in the MENA Region and is science editor for literary magazine The Offing, which seeks out and supports work by those marginalized in literary spaces. She was a judge for the 2019 Literary Science Writing Award for PEN America.Arianne Shahvisi, Brighton and Sussex Medical School