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Dr Nachshon (Sean) Goltz

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3102, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO22.318
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3102
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO22.318  


Sean is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law. Sean's research and teaching focuses on law and technology in general and specifically on the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Current teaching

  • Security and the law


Research areas and interests

Sean's research focuses on law and technology in general and specifically on the ethics of artificial intelligence.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Canada, 2017.
  • Master of Laws, Israel, 2011.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Goltz, S., Dowdeswell, T., (2019), The Imaginationless Generation - Lessons from Ancient Culture on Regulating New Media., Leiden, The Netherlands, Brill.

Journal Articles

  • Goltz, S., Cameron-Huff, A., Dondoli, G., (2019), Rethinking Global Regulation, World’s Law Meets Artificial Intelligence. Information and Communications Technology Law, 28(1), 36-45, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/13600834.2019.1557400.
  • Dondoli, G., Goltz, S., (2019), A note on science, legal research and artificial intelligence. Information and Communications Technology Law, 28(2), 1-15, DOI:
  • Goltz, S., Dondoli, G., (2018), Gaming the Law: Adolescents and the Harmful Digital Communication Act - Employing an Educational Approach. SMU Science and Technology Law Review, XXI(1), 3-19.
  • Gibbons, T., Lewis, M., Goltz, S., (2018), Partial Takings. New Zealand Law Journal, 2018(March), 44-68, Wellington, New Zealand, Butterworths of New Zealand Ltd..
  • Goltz, S., Bogdanov, E., (2016), Lessons From Washington and Colorado: The Potential Financial Gains of Recreational Marijuana to Canada. Canada - United States Law Journal, 40(1), 126-139.

Conference Publications

  • Crockett, K., Goltz, S., Garratt, M., Latham, A., (2019), Trust in Computational Intelligence Systems: A Case study in Public Perceptions. 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2019 - Proceedings, 3227-3234, Piscataway, NJ, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2019.8790147.
  • Latham, A., Goltz, S., (2019), A Survey of the General Public’s Views on the Ethics of using Artificial Intelligence in Education. Artificial Intelligence in Education: 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Chicago, IL, USA, June 25-29, 2019, Proceedings, 1(June 25-29, 2019), 194-206, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-23204-7_17.
  • Crockett, K., Goltz, S., Garratt, M., (2018), GDPR Impact on Computational Intelligence Research. 2018 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Article number 8489614, online, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/IJCNN.2018.8489614.
  • Goltz, S., (2017), Linked Democracy 3.0 - Global Machine Translated Legislation and Compliance in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Proceedings of the Workshop on Linked Democracy: Artificial Intelligence for Democratic Innovation co-located with the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017), 1-7.
  • Mayo, M., Goltz, S., (2017), Constructing Document Vectors Using Kernel Density Estimates. Modeling Decisions for Artificial Intelligence, 183-194, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67422-3_16.
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