Dr Fabio Mattioli is an Affiliate of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making & Society (ADM+S) from the University of Melbourne. 

Fabio is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Melbourne. He has written extensively on the politics of financial expansion and innovative technologies in Macedonia and Australia. His book, Dark Finance (Stanford UP, 2020), won the Ed A Hewett Book Prize for outstanding monograph on the political economy of Eastern Europe and the Honorable mention for the William Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology.  

Currently, Fabio is leading a study on the political economy of Artificial Intelligence in aviation which looks at the social complexities of introducing digital flight assistants. His other lines of research involve ethnographic approaches to “fake news,” startups, co-design, and AI in winemaking.  

Before joining the University of Melbourne, Fabio taught at John Jay College and New York University. He obtained a BA from the Universita di Firenze (IT), a Master’s degree from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and Sciences Sociales (FR) and a PhD in Anthropology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (US).