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Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance


Dr. Jeffrey Skopek is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. He is also the Deputy Director of the Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences; a Fellow at Hughes Hall; a Fellow at C-EENRG; and an Associate Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.

In his research, Dr. Skopek explores the normative and conceptual foundations of health law, focusing in particular controversies about what constitutes harm.   He has recently completed several projects on privacy and anonymity and is currently pursuing projects on: the use of artificial intelligence in health care; access to precision medicine in the NHS; and the painless killing of animals in research.  He is also interested in environmental ethics and has published on the ethics of carbon offsets.

Dr. Skopek holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School; a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge, and an A.B. in History, with distinction, from Stanford University.

C-EENRG Fellow
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
Dr Jeffrey  Skopek