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Legal and political philosopher, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH)

Corinna Mieth is a professor for political and legal philosophy at Ruhr-University Bochum. Recently, she was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (WIKO) (2021/2022) and took part in an interdisciplinary research project at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH) titled "(Re)gagner la dignité du point de vue de l’immigrant : un argument en faveur d’un travail décent" (2022).

Among her current research projects is the DFG-funded project "Using people well, treating people badly: Towards a Kantian Realm of Ends and Means" ( She also is a co-director of the Digital Kant Center North-Rhine Westphalia ( and joint participant in the research network "Cultures of Compromises" (

Her main research interests concern questions of moral and political philosophy, on which she has published numerous books, articles and book chapters. She is specialized in the fields of Kantian Moral Philosophy, Global Justice, Human Rights, Positive Duties, Compromise and the Ethics of Migration.


  • 2010–present
    Professor, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 2022–2022
    Research stay, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
  • 2020–2021
    Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin


  • 2009 
    University Bonn, Habilitation
  • 2002 
    University Tübingen, PhD