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Dr Marc Trabsky


La Trobe University

Dr Marc Trabsky is an Associate Professor of Law and an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow at La Trobe University.

He has written Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions (Routledge, 2019) and Death: New Trajectories in Law (Routledge, 2023). He has also co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Law and Death (Routledge, 2024) and he is co-editing Technology, Health, and Law in Life and Death: Before the Cradle to Beyond the Grave (Hart, 2025).

Marc has previously served as Associate Dean (Academic & Partnerships) (2021-2022) and Director of the Centre for Health, Law and Society (2020-2021) at La Trobe Law School. He has been a Liberty Fellow at the University of Leeds, and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Bath, University of Kent, University of Sydney, and the University of Technology Sydney. Marc sits on the Expert Advisory Panel of the Health+Law Research Partnership at the University of New South Wales, and he is an Affiliate Member of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society.