Jeffrey Skopek

Lecturer on Law

Spring 2014


Jeffrey Skopek received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served on the Harvard Law Review as Book Reviews and Essays Chair of the Articles Committee.  He also holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar and Fulbright Scholar, and an A.B. in History, with distinction, from Stanford University, where he was a Truman Scholar and studied environmental history.  Following law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Sandra L. Lynch of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He is currently an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.

Current Courses

Rethinking the Legal and Ethical Status of Humans, Animals, and the Environment

Selected Publications

Anonymity, the Production of Goods, and Institutional Design, 82 Fordham L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2014).

Uncommon Goods: On Environmental Virtues and Voluntary Carbon Offsets, 123 Harv. L. Rev. 2065 (2010). 

Aesthetic Injuries, Animal Rights, and Anthropomorphism, 122 Harv. L. Rev. 1204 (2009).



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