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Margot Kuylen

Margot Kuylen

Research Assistant


Margot joined King’s College London as a Research Assistant for the Mental Health, Ethics and Law Group in June 2020. Her areas of expertise are in the Medical Humanities: medical ethics, mental capacity and autonomy, and philosophical psychology. She has previously taught at the University of Essex.

Margot obtained her MA degree and PhD, both in Philosophy, at the University of Essex. She has received the Mark Sacks Memorial Prize for the best MA Dissertation in Philosophy (2015), and was awarded a Silberrad Scholarship (2015) by the University of Essex and a Jacobsen Studentship (2018) by the Royal Institute of Philosophy to pursue her PhD.

Research interests

  • Medical humanities
  • Public health
  • Medical ethics
  • Philosophical psychology
  • Philosophy of psychiatry

Expertise and public engagement

  • Research Affiliate of the Essex Autonomy Project