Introducing Christopher Robertson

We’re excited to introduce and welcome Christopher Robertson as a guest blogger for the month of November.

Chris is an associate professor at the James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona and a research associate with the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard Law School. ┬áHe graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he also served as a fellow (at the Petrie-Flom Center) and lecturer. He earned a doctorate in Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also taught bioethics. ┬áChris’ research has been published in the Cornell Law Review, New York University Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Some of his representative works include:

You can see several of his other papers on his SSRN page.

Welcome, Chris!

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Christopher Robertson is a professor at the James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, and affiliated faculty with the Petrie Flom Center for Health Care Policy, Bioethics and Biotechnology at Harvard. Robertson also leads the Regulatory Science program, a partnership with the Arizona Health Sciences Center and the Critical Path Institute. Professor Robertson's research focuses on how the law can improve decisions by individuals and institutions -- attending to informational limits, conflicting interests, and cognitive biases, especially in the domain of healthcare. Blending legal, philosophical, and empirical methods, Robertson's work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, New York University Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Emory Law Journal, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. He has received research support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and runs the Law and Behavior Research Lab at the University of Arizona. Robertson graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he also served as a Petrie Flom fellow and lecturer. He earned a doctorate in Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also taught bioethics. For 2013-2014, he was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, and will visit at NYU School of Law in 2016-2017. Robertson's legal practice has focused on complex litigation involving medical and scientific disputes.

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