Peter Cane has been Professor of Law at the Australian National University since 1997. He is also Director of the John Fleming Centre for the Advancement of Legal Research at the ANU. For 20 years prior to his taking up a chair in Australia, he taught at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, successively as a lecturer, reader and professor. His main research interests lie in the law of obligations (focusing on tort law) and in public law (focusing on administrative law).He is the author of An Introduction to Administrative Law (4th edn, 2004), Tort Law and Economic Interests (1997), Atiyah\'s Accidents, Compensation and the Law (7th edn, 2006), The Law of Torts in Australia (4th edn, 2007) with Francis Trindade and Mark Lunney, and Responsibility in Law and Morality (2002). He is co-editor (with Mark Tushnet, Georgetown) of the Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies (2003). He has also published numerous articles, case-notes and book reviews.