Jennifer Cobbe

Dr Jennifer Cobbe is a Senior Research Associate and Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Cambridge, where she is part of the Compliant and Accountable Systems research group.

She is also a member of the Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre and a Research Affiliate of the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy. She holds a PhD in Law and an LLM in Law and Governance from Queen’s University, Belfast.

Jennifer is generally interested in critical interdisciplinary work on questions of power, political economy, and the law around digital technologies, online platforms, and automation.

Her research looks at the law’s relationship with and responses to new technologies and technological development; the socio-political power of tech companies, their business models, ideological underpinnings, and the structural conditions they produce; and socio-technical and organisational mechanisms for improving legal compliance and accountability of complex systems.

Jennifer Cobbe