Evelin Lindner has a dual education as a Medical Doctor and a Psychologist, with a Ph.D. in Medicine from the University in Hamburg in Germany, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo.
She is the founding president of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HumanDHS), a global transdisciplinary community of concerned academics and practitioners who wish to promote dignity and transcend humiliation around the world.
She is also co-founder of the World Dignity University initiative, including Dignity Press and World Dignity University Press. All initiatives are not-for-profit efforts.
Her first book, based on her doctoral dissertation in psychology, Making Enemies: Humiliation and International Conflict, was honored as "Outstanding Academic Title" by the journal Choice in 2007. Desmond Tutu wrote the Foreword for her third book Gender, Humiliation, and Global Security. Her fourth book A Dignity Economy came out in 2012, and her fifth book Honor, Humiliation, and Terror came out in 2017.
A full list of Evelin’s publications is available on the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies website.