Bart Anthony Kamphorst holds degrees in Philosophy (BA), Law (LLB, with honours) and Artificial Intelligence (MSc, cum laude), all obtained from Utrecht University. In 2009, during his MSc program, he was a visiting researcher at the A.I. Research Group at Harvard University. In 2014, while pursuing his PhD, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Philosophy Department as well as a visiting researcher at Carleton University's Department of Psychology. From May 2016 to May 2019 he was a researcher in the Computational Intelligence Group at the Department of Computer Science of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. At present, he is a researcher at the Department of Social Sciences of Wageningen University & Research, working on a project called "Health Surveillance: Reconciling Privacy, Progress and Paternalism".