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Senior Lecturer & Director of the LLM. Research interests - AI and the law; Social relationships of trust; Sustainable futures, Australian National University

Dr Ryan's area of expertise is commercial equity, in particular the liability of third parties to a breach of trust. Her current research explores the relationship between new technologies, social trust, and the law. Dr Ryan's students learn how to design legal apps for social justice projects and for use in professional practice. Dr Ryan is a member of the Standards Australia Technical Committee for Blockchain (IT-041) and chairs its Smart Contracts working group. Her most recent publication is 'Trust and Distrust in Digital Economies' (Routledge, 2019).

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Lecturer in Commercial Equity and Disruptive Technologies and the Law, University of Technology Sydney

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Sydney, PhD Law