Dr Christopher Markou



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Dr Christopher Markou is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Business Research (CBR), Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, and CTO at Peterhouse. From 2018-2020 he directed the popular LLM module AI, Law & Society at the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London, now offered by the Cambridge Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). Christopher’s primary research interests relate to the legal, ethical, and economic dimensions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies. He writes widely on emerging technologies policy and governance, with work featured in outlets such as Scientific American, Newsweek, and Wired, among others. 

With a deep commitment to public engagement and education, Christopher has been a keynote speaker at the Cheltenham Science Festival, Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Ted Talks, and World Congress on Information Technology, among others. He co-edited (w/ Simon Deakin) Is Law Computable? Critical Perspectives on Law + Artificial Intelligence (Hart 2020) and is finalising his forthcoming monograph Lex Ex Machina: From Rule of Law to Legal Singularity during the 2021/22 Academic year.