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

Professor Jeannie Marie Paterson teaches and researches in the fields of consumer protection law, consumer credit and banking law, and AI and the law. She is the co-director of the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics at the University of Melbourne

Jeannie’s research covers three interrelated themes:

  1. The relationship between moral norms, ethical standards and law;
  2. Protection for consumers experiencing vulnerability;
  3. Regulatory design for emerging technologies that are fair, safe, reliable and accountable.

Jeannie has published widely on these research topics in leading journals and edited collections.

Jeannie holds a current legal practicing certificate and regularly consults to government, regulators and not-for-profit organisations.

Jeannie is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. She is an editor for consumer protection in the Australian Business Law Review, and the  Journal for Law, Technology and Humans.