Australian National University
Seth Lazar is a professor of philosophy at the Australian National University, an Australian Research Council Future fellow, and a Distinguished Research fellow of the University of Oxford Institute for Ethics in AI. He has worked on the ethics of war, self-defense, and risk and now leads the Machine Intelligence and Normative Theory Lab, where he directs research projects on normative philosophy of computing. He was general co-chair for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency conference 2022, and program co-chair for the ACM/Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence’s AI, Ethics, and Society conference in 2021 and is one of the authors of a study by the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on the ethics and governance of responsible computing research. He gave the 2022 Mala and Solomon Kamm lecture in ethics at Harvard University and the 2023 Tanner Lectures on AI and human values at Stanford University.