Agrifood Innovation Institute Board – Kate Henne

Kate Henne


School of Regulation and Global Governance, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Professor Kathryn (Kate) Henne is the Director of the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), and leads the Justice and Technoscience Lab (JusTech). She is also a Chief Investigator on the ANU Humanising Machine Intelligence Grand Challenge project. Before commencing as RegNet’s Director, she held a Canada Research Chair at the University of Waterloo, where she was also a Fellow of the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Her research is concerned with how science and technology influence regulation and governance, focusing on the implications for health, public safety and well-being. Her publications span issues of automated decision-making, biomedicalisation, data governance, gender-based regulation, human enhancement, policing technologies and sport. Her work has been funded by the Australian Research Council, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation, Olympic Studies Centre, Ontario Research Fund and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.