Frank Pasquale is Professor of Law at the University of Maryland. He is an expert on the law of big data, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, and algorithms. He has advised business and government leaders in the health care, internet, and finance industries.
Frank has taught law at Yale, Seton Hall (as the Schering-Plough Professor of Health Care Regulation), and Cardozo Law Schools. He was a visiting fellow at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy, and is an affliate fellow at Yale’s Information Society Project. He has degrees from Harvard (B.A., summa cum laude), Oxford (M.Phil. in Politics), and Yale (J.D.). He has written over 50 articles and book chapters. He is co-author of Administrative Law (West, 6th Ed., 2016), and co-editor of Law & Economics: Contemporary Approaches and Glass Box Data Mining.
He is the author of The Black Box Society (Harvard University Press, 2015) and a member of the Council on Big Data, Ethics, & Society. The Black Box Society was reviewed in Science, Nature, The New Republic, The Times Higher Education Supplement, The European Data Protection Law Review, Wired (Italy) and Boundary2. The French edition was reviewed in several French publications. A Chinese translation was recently released. The book has been covered extensively in US, UK, and Australian media, as well as in French, Italian, German, Austrian, Russian, and Chinese publications. It helped inspire a conference “Unlocking the Black Box,” to be held at Yale Law School in April, 2016.