Research Staff

Jay van der Vlist

Research Assistant

Master's Graduate in Philosophy with a specialisation in Ethics and Political Philosophy.

Jay van der Vlist has recently completed a master's degree in Philosophy. During his master’s at the University of Bergen, he specialised in Moral Philosophy, Environmental Ethics and Political Philosophy. Besides writing about topics such as poverty relief, nuclear energy, veganism, truth, distributive justice and blame, his master’s thesis revolved around consumers’ responsibilities for global labour injustices such as sweatshop labour. In addition to a bachelor's in Philosophy, Jay also completed a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

At CMI/U4, Jay works on different projects concerning corruption, civil society, Covid-19 and climate change.