Amelie Stuart studied Sociology and Philosophy in Bremen. She wrote her MA thesis on "The Legitimacy of Minority Rights according to John Rawls". After completing her MA, she worked as a research assistant for the German weekly newspaper Die ZEIT and researched on Marion Dönhoff's legacy. Between 2011 and 2019 she was a member of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Graz. During this time, she was involved in research projects on topics such as intuition, solidarity with refugees as well as risks of rights violations in the context of climate change.
Since 2014 she is committed to promoting gender justice in Philosophy. She was a member of the organizing team of the lecture series „Women in Philosophy“ in Graz. Her current research includes working about the (in-)visibility of women in Philosophy. She is a member of the BMBF-funded research consortium "Bildersturm - Frauen in der Philosophie sichtbar machen und neue Vorbilder etablieren" (in English: Bildersturm - Making Women Visible in Philosophy and Establishing New Role Models).
She completed her PhD in Philosophy in 2019 at the University of Graz. Her PhD thesis develops duties to prevent poverty, based on Kant's legal and moral philosophy. Her current research areas are early modern political philosophy, particularly theories of property, as well as theories of classical liberalism and their critique. She is co-editor of the Zeitschrift für philosophische Literatur, a peer-reviewed open access journal on german-language reviews of academic philosophy books.