Churchill Fellow, Professor Matthew Kramer PhD, LLD has been elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy in recognition of his outstanding research.
Professor Kramer was one of 42 UK academics from 22 universities covering subjects from law to neuroscience honoured by the British Academy this week.
Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy in the Faculty of Law, and director of the Cambridge Forum for Legal & Political Philosophy, his specialisms include: legal positivism, normative ethics and meta-ethics.
Professor Kramer has published prolifically in a range of legal, political, and moral philosophy areas. His most recent book considers issues of torture and moral integrity.
Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, said:
“I am delighted to welcome these fine researchers and scholars into our Fellowship. Our Fellows are elected from across the UK for their distinction in the humanities and social sciences.
Together they represent an unrivalled reserve of expertise and knowledge. They play a vital role in the work of the Academy, encouraging younger researchers, engaging in public discussion of the great issues and ideas of our and other times, contributing to policy reports and publications, and helping to select researchers and research projects for funding support.”
The College offers its warmest congratulations to Professor Kramer, who is in his twentieth year as a Fellow.