Kevin De Sabbata

Teaching Associate

Kevin De Sabbata is a teaching associate at the Centre for Ethics in Medicine at the University of Bristol. A lawyer by background, his main research interests lie in the field of the human rights of older people, disabled people and individuals with dementia, healthcare decision-making and ethics in public and global health. He has conducted a series of international research projects on citizens’ perceptions of covid-19 in the UK, The Netherlands, Italy, Indonesia and Kenya, and on triage protocols during the pandemic throughout the world. Kevin holds an integrated Master’s degree in Law from the University of Trieste (Italy) and a PhD in Law from the University of Leeds (UK). He has previously worked as a lecturer at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and he has worked for some years in legal practice in Italy focusing on the protection of vulnerable individuals, inheritance law, civil liability and contract law.