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Todd Karhu is a Lecturer in Philosophy at at The Dickson Poon School of Law.

Before joining the College in 2022, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the London School of Economics. He also holds a BA from University College Maastricht and an MPhil from the University of Oxford.


Research interests


    The ethics of harm and compensation, especially as it connects to the moral foundations of tort law.


    The ethics, law, and politics of emerging technology.


    The ethics of killing, especially as it connects to philosophical questions about the nature of death and personhood. 



Jurisprudence and Legal Theory