Dr Marc Trabsky

Marc is an Associate Professor in Law, and an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow at La Trobe University.

He combines critical theory, socio-legal research, and science and technology studies to explore the interrelations between law, technology, and death.

Marc has written Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions (Routledge, 2019) and Death: New Trajectories in Law (Routledge, 2023). He is currently co-editing the Routledge Handbook of Law and Death (Routledge, 2024, forthcoming). Marc has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Bath, University of Kent, University of Sydney, and the University of Technology Sydney, and he is an Affiliate Member of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society. In 2023, he was a Liberty Fellow in the School of Law, University of Leeds.

Marc will be joining our Automating life and death panel discussion at the 54th Annual Academy Symposium.

Join us on 16 and 17 November for our 54th Annual Academy Symposium — Between humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation — as we explore the possibilities and hazards of automation, and the complexities of human-machine relations.

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