The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff Profile

Dr Johannes Kniess

Lecturer in Political Philosophy


Research interests

Political philosophy; theories of justice; health ethics; international political theory


  • Dphil in Politics, University of Oxford
  • MSc in Political Theory, University of Oxford
  • Dipl.-Pol. in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

Previous positions

  • Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy, Princeton University


Current teaching

POL1046 Order and Disorder: The Shaping of the 21st Century (seminar leader)

Feedback, guidance and consultation hours

Mondays 14:00-16:00 or by appointment