Dr Alya Khan is a Senior Lecturer in Health Ethics in the School of Social Professions and the School of Human Sciences at London Met. Alya has a BA (Hons) and an MPhil in Philosophy from University College London where she specialised in ethics and political philosophy and wrote her dissertation on gender and political obligation. Her PhD in Philosophy from Birkbeck College London investigates conceptualisations of personal autonomy, with a focus on relational and feminist accounts of autonomy.
She currently leads on applied ethics teaching in the two schools, with a focus on healthcare ethics and medical ethics in professional practice. Previously she taught moral and political philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at London Met, as well as philosophy courses at the City Literary Institute and at Birkbeck College’s Department for Continuing Education. She is on the executive committee of the Society for Women in Philosophy, UK, and is a member of the International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, amongst other affiliations.