Johannes Himmelreich is an Assistant Professor in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. His work is on applied ethics, political philosophy, and public policy with a research concentration on the ethics of autonomous systems. He published papers on “Responsibility for Killer Robots,” the trolley problem and the ethics of self-driving cars, as well as on embodiment in virtual reality. Beyond this interest in ethics and technology, Johannes has also published on the commodification of asylum-provision services as well as on the foundations and nature of moral responsibility and blame. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the London School of Economics (LSE) and, prior to joining Syracuse, was a postdoctoral fellow at Humboldt University in Berlin and at Stanford's McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society where he spent part of his time at Apple University.