- Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
- Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society/Consoritum for Science, Policy & Outcomes, College of Global Futures
Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan is a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and with the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. He founded and directed Duke’s Center for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy (2002-2012), and Duke-in-Washington through June 2016. Prior to Duke, he was with the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (1991-2002); National Center for Human Genome Research (1989-1990); and congressional Office of Technology Assessment (1982-1988). His research interests include science policy, health policy, biomedical research, cancer, and intellectual property. He is the author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome and more than 300 other publications.
- MD, University of Colorado, 1979
- BA, Chemistry (magna cum laude), Harvard College, 1975