Professor Katie Atkinson

A Professor of Computer Science and Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Liverpool, UK.

Professor Katie Atkinson’s research is on the subject of computational models of argument, which is a topic within the general field of artificial intelligence. A particular focus of their research is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Law, specifically computational argumentation for modelling legal reasoning.

Professor Katie Atkinson works on both fundamental aspects of these research topics and applications in collaboration with industry partners and has published over one hundred and fifty research papers.

Professor Katie Atkinson also served as President of the International Association for AI and Law in 2016 and 2017 and was appointed to serve on the Computer Science and Informatics sub-panel in the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.