Assistant Professor

Matthew Dennis

Department / Institute
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences
EAISI Mobility


Matthew J. Dennis is an Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology in the Philosophy & Ethics Group. He specialises in the ethics of artificial intelligence, algorithmic fairness, and the future of work. His recent publications focus on how we can live well with emerging technologies. He was previously a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at TU Delft (2019–21) and an Early Career Innovation Fellow at University of Warwick (2019). He received his Joint Monash-Warwick PhD in 2019.

Dr. M. J. Dennis is also a Senior Researcher in Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT), coordinating the STEM line (interdisciplinary & transdisciplinary philosophy) with Prof. Wijnand IJsselsteijn. He has held visiting positions at the University of Oxford's Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (2023), Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics (2023), University of Amsterdam's Institute for Advanced Studies (2022), and University of Cambridge's Centre for the Future of Intelligence (2020).

He has published articles in Journal of Value Inquiry, Philosophy & Technology, Inquiry: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Ethics & Information Technology, Science & Engineering Ethics, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Digital Society, Journal of Moral Education, Journal of Social Epistemology, Journal of Mind & Society, and book chapters by Bloomsbury, Routledge, and Springer. His monograph, Cultivating Our Passionate Attachments, was published by Routledge (2020) and he is the editor of Values for a Post-Pandemic Future (2023).

Dr. M. J. Dennis has collaborated with many non-academic partners, including Royal Bank of Scotland & Natwest Group on fairness in algorithmic credit-scoring, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions on autonomous vehicles, and EIT Digital on gender stereotypes in self-care apps.

Twitter: @mtwjmsdns

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