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educator , Philosopher , researcher

Helga Kuhse, German philosopher, researcher, educator. President World Federation Right to Die Societies, 1992-1994. Member Australasian Association Philosophy, International Association Bioethics (co-founder, treasurer 1994-1996, committee member 1992-1994).

Background

Kuhse, Helga was born on March 26, 1940 in Hamburg, Germany. Arrived in Australia, 1962. Daughter of Peter Hans and Klara Bertha (Witten) Zietan.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1983.

Career

Research fellow Center for Human Bioethics Monash University, Clayton, 1982-1989, deputy director, 1985-1991, senior research fellow, 1989-1996, associate professor philosophy, 1996-1999, senior honorary research fellow, since 2000. Consultant Human Rights Commission of Australia, Sydney, 1985, Victorian Government, Melbourne, 1986, Northern Territory Government, 1995, Ethics Working Party. Royal Australasian College Physicians, Sydney, 1990-1999.

Senior visiting fellow University Melbourne, since 2001.

Works

Membership

President World Federation Right to Die Societies, 1992-1994. Member Australasian Association Philosophy, International Association Bioethics (co-founder, treasurer 1994-1996, committee member 1992-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, walking, gardening, skiing. E-mail: Helga.Kuhse@arts.monash.edu.au.

Connections

Married Bill Kuhse, July 8, 1962. 1 child, Martina Kuhse.

father:
Peter Hans Zietan

mother:
Klara Bertha (Witten) Zietan

spouse:
Bill Kuhse

child:
Martina Kuhse