Professor Tom Douglas

Professor of Applied Philosophy

Tom is a Professor of Applied Philosophy in the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is Principal Investigator on the Wellcome Trust-funded project 'Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: An Ethical Analysis'.

His work currently focuses on the ethics of using medical interventions to achieve social objectives, such as crime prevention and infectious disease control. For the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease is focusing on the justification of coercion in infectious disease control and the moral implications of human responsibility for vaccine preventable and antimicrobial resistant infections.