Marie-Luisa Frick holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Innsbruck and is currently Assistant Professor there at the Department of Philosophy. She has published on a wide range of human rights topics, including the history of human rights thoughts, ethics of human rights, Islam and international law/human rights, and women’s human rights. In addition to her academic tasks, she also is active in cultural diplomacy and has been contributing to religious dialogue conferences held by the Republic of Austria with Iran, Indonesia and China. A passionate traveler, her research and information visits have led her to various countries around the globe. At Harvard, she will continue her research on questions related to the globalization/enculturation of human rights (thinking) – based on her recently completed habilitation treatise.