Marijn Sax is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Information Law and Department of Philosophy. He has a background in Political Science (BSc.) and Philosophy (BA., MA., both cum laude) and is mainly interested in questions concerning ethics and technology (e.g., privacy, autonomy, manipulation). Marijn’s research focuses on for-profit health apps, consumer manipulation, and consumer law.
Marijn was a visiting PhD researcher at the Digital Life Initiative (Cornell Tech) from September until December 2018. To make this visit possible, Marijn received grants from Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Studiefonds Ketel1, and the University of Amsterdam ('Lustrumbeurs').
Marijn's research is part of the Personalised Communication project.