Research associate in philosophy, Lancaster University

Dan Degerman is a Leverhulme Early Career fellow in Philosophy at the University of Bristol. His work explores issues at the intersection of politics, emotions, and psychiatry. Most recently, he edited a special issue of the journal Global Discourse on the politics of negative emotions, available here:


  • 2020–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Bristol


  • 2019 
    Lancaster University, PhD in philosophy
  • 2014 
    University of York, MA in Political and Legal Theory

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Mortifying consciousness: Mental disorder, self-stigma and powerlessness (ECF-2020-583)
    Principal investigator
    Funding Source:
    Leverhulme Trust
  • 2015
    The Politics of Misery (108539/Z/15/Z)
    Principal investigator
    Funding Source:
    The Wellcome Trust