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Dr Jonathan Gingerich is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Law. He joined King’s in 2019 having previously been a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Washington University in St Louis. Dr Gingerich completed his PhD in Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles, his JD at Harvard Law School, and his BA at Georgetown University.

Research Interests

Dr Gingerich is a legal philosopher who studies foundational questions about freedom and democracy that shed light on issues in law and technology. He is interested in questions about the regulation of online platforms, the relationship between free speech and digital technologies, nudging and algorithmic influence, the scope of intellectual property rights, and privacy law. Additionally, Dr Gingerich has a scholarly interest in legal ethics and the legal profession. His work makes use of a range of methodologies, including political and legal philosophy, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, qualitative empirical methods, and doctrinal analysis.