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Dr Findlay Stark

University Senior Lecturer
Criminal law

Academic interests

My current research interests lie in legal, moral and political philosophy, particularly (though not exclusively) as applied to the criminal law and its related rules of evidence and procedure.

Degrees obtained

  • LLB (Hons), University of Aberdeen.
  • LLM (by research), University of Aberdeen.
  • MA (Cantab) (under Statute B.II.2).
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh.


I have taught at the University of Cambridge since January 2012, and have been a Fellow of Jesus College since October 2012.

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Publications, links and resources

My publications include Culpable Carelessness: Recklessness and Negligence in the Criminal Law (CUP 2016, pbk 2018) and (with Simester, Spencer, Sullivan and Virgo) Simester and Sullivan’s Criminal Law: Theory and Doctrine, 7th edn (Hart, 2019).

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