Melanie Dössegger

Melanie Dössegger, M.A. Philosophy and Sociology

PhD Candidate

SP 1 Normativity of Human Reproduction

Melanie Dössegger is a PhD candidate in the URPP Human Reproduction Reloaded | H2R, sub-project 1 Normativity of Human Reproduction at the University of Zurich.

Melanie’s research interests include biomedical ethics, consumer- and climate ethics and philosophy of economics. Her PhD project focuses on the moral justification of parental rights and duties.


  • Master of Arts in Philosophy and Sociology (2020)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science (2017)

Work Experience

  • Employee Emergency Blood Bank, SRC Blood Transfusion Service Zurich (2003 - today)