David Brax, PhD, is a post-doc at CERGU, the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg. His research concerns philosophical aspects of hate crime and hate crime legislation. Currently he is doing a post-doc project on hate crime legislation in Europe and the challenges to a common understanding of, and legal and policy response to, hate crimes in the region. From 2011 to 2013, he was a research associate in the pan-european research project ”When Law and Hate Collide”. His publications include the reports ”The Philosophy of Hate Crime Anthology” vol I and II (2013). He is a guest-editor of a forthcoming special issue on the Philosophy of Hate Crime in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2015). In 2011 he organized the Philosophy of Hate Crime Symposium, available here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE54FE83358571BDA . He has published a number of opinion pieces about hate crime in Sweden, and writes extensively on philosophical aspects on hate crime athttp://david.brax.nu/blog/category/hate-crime/.
David teaches ethics, philosophy of law, and the ethics of discrimination at the department of Philosophy, Linguistics and the Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg.