Ms. Emily Hartz is studying for the degree of Ph.D. in Philosophy at The Danish University of Education. Her project entitled "Legal Conceptualizations of Necessity related to the Present 'Global War on Terrorism'" is sponsored by the Danish Research Council. The objective of the project is to develop a theoretical framework for analyzing courtroom articulations of the concept of necessity in relation to the present terrorism conflict.
Ms. Hartz has studied philosophy and mathematics at Trinity College, Dublin; Freie Universtät, Berlin; Universität der Künste, Berlin, as well as Copenhagen University. She received her Master's degree in Philosophy from Copenhagen University in Denmark in 2003.
After graduating she worked for the Centre for Ethics and Law in Copenhagen and the German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences in Bonn. In this connection she has been assigned to a number of EU-sponsored research projects where she has successfully carried out research in the field of ethics and law.