Gillian K. Hadfield, B.A. (Hons.) Queens, J.D., M.A., Ph.D. (Economics) Stanford, is Professor of Law and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto and holds the Schwartz Reisman Chair in Technology and Society and a CIFAR AI Chair at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto. She is the inaugural Director of the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, a faculty affiliate at the Center for Human-Compatible AI at the University of California Berkeley, and Senior Policy Advisor at OpenAI in San Francisco. Her current research is focused on innovative design for legal and regulatory systems for AI and other complex global technologies; computational models of human normative systems; and working with machine learning researchers to build ML systems that understand and respond to human norms. Her book Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy was published by Oxford University Press in 2017; a paperback edition with a new prologue on AI was published in 2020.
Gillian Hadfield 2023 Senior Fellow