Joseph Avery

Asst. Professor

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Joseph J. Avery is an Assistant Professor in multiple departments at the University of Miami: the Miami Herbert Business School (primary) and the Department of Psychology (secondary). He is a Faculty Member of Miami’s Institute for Data Science and Computing, and he is an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Dr. Avery’s research interests are at the intersection of business, law, and technology. His primary line of research employs the methods and tools of the computer, behavioral, and management sciences, as well as those of experimental jurisprudence, to consider artificial intelligence (AI) in three contexts: (1) perception of AI behavior, especially AI failures; (2) the intersection of AI and moral decision making; and (3) artificial legal intelligence.Prior to joining Miami’s faculty, Dr. Avery received a PhD from Princeton University and a JD from Columbia Law School. In addition, he completed a postdoctoral resident fellowship at Yale Law School.Dr. Avery has practiced law, co-created an artificial legal intelligence named Claudius, and co-founded a National Science Foundation-supported legal technology company.



Ph.D. , Princeton University
M.A. , Princeton University
J.D. , Columbia Law School
B.A. , New York University

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Business Analytics, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Faculty Awards, Innovation, Leadership, PHD, Research, Honors, and Awards, Business Analytics, Economics, Management Science, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategy/International Business