Paul Henman is Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Futures and Professor for Digital Sociology and Social Policy in the School of Social Science, University of Queensland. 
For more than 20 years, Paul has examined the nexus between digital technologies, government policy and public administration. With degrees in computer science and social science, and previous employment in government, his research is academically innovative with real world impact. Paul’s publications include Governing Electronically (Palgrave 2010) and Performing the State (Routledge 2018).
As Principal Investigator of an ARC-funded project on Government webportals as new government institutions, he is using innovative digital methods to understand and evaluate government online. Paul is also Chief Investigator on the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision Making and Society (2020-27).