- Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
- Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures
- Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
- Honorary International Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Law, KU Leuven, Belgium
Diana M. Bowman is an associate professor in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, where she serves as the associate dean for international engagement, and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, where she serves as the associate director for students. She is also a PluS Alliance Fellow (2016-2019) and team member of PlanetWorks in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.
Her research analyzes and informs the development of smarter governance and regulation of innovation in order to simultaneously enhance creativity, improve public health, and stimulate deliberation of the ethical, legal, and societal dimensions of emerging technologies.
Bowman, D. M. and J. Gatof. 2015. Reviewing the regulatory barriers for nanomedicine: Global questions and challenges. Nanomedicine 10(21):3275-3286. DOI: 10.2217/nnm.15.169. (link )
Bowman, D. M., R. C. Lewis, M. S. Lee and C. J. Yao. 2015. The growing public health challenges of exposure to ultraviolet radiation from use of indoor tanning devices in the United States. New Solutions 25(2):164-171. DOI: 10.1177/1048291115586416. (link )
Gajarski, R. and D. M. Bowman. 2015. Analysis of pediatric lung donor allocation policy: A call for change?. Journal of Health Politics,Policy and Law 40(2):373-393. DOI: 10.1215/03616878-2882243. (link )
Gulson, B., M. J. McCall, D. M. Bowman and T. Pinheiro. 2015. A review of critical factors for assessing the dermal absorption of metal oxide nanoparticles from sunscreens applied to humans, and a research strategy to address current deficiencies. Archives of Toxicology 89(11):1909-1930. DOI: 10.1007/s00204-015-1564-z. (link )
Ludlow, K., D. M. Bowman, J. Gatof and M. G. Bennett. 2015. Regulating emerging and future technologies in the present. NanoEthics 9(7):151-163. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-015-0223-4. (link )
Shelley-Egan, C. and D. M. Bowman. 2015. The challenge of distributing regulatory responsibilities for unknown risks: 'Nano'-cosmetics and the EU Cosmetics Regulation as a case study. Journal of Clinical Research & Bioethics 6:212. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9627.1000212. (link )
Elliott, H., J. Bernstein and D. M. Bowman. 2014. Wellness as a worldwide phenomenon?. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 39(5):1067-1088. DOI: 10.1215/03616878-2813732. (link )
Hodge, G. A., A. D. Maynard and D. M. Bowman. 2014. Nanotechnology: Rhetoric, risk and regulation. Science and Public Policy 41(1):1-14. DOI: 10.1093/scipol/sct029. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and M. G. Bennett. 2013. The current state of Australia's evolving approach to regulating nanotechnologies. Nanotechnology Law & Business 9(4):. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and M. G. Bennett. 2013. The next chapter of the tobacco wars: Unpacking the latest round of constitutional challenges. American Journal of Public Health 103(8):e11-13. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301419. (link )
Bowman, D. M., E. Stokes and M. G. Bennett. 2013. Anticipating the societal challenges of nanotechnologies. NanoEthics 7(1):1-5. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-013-0170-x. (link )
Kica, E. and D. M. Bowman. 2013. Transnational governance arrangements: Legitimate alternatives to regulating nanotechnologies?. NanoEthics 7(1):69-82. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-013-0166-6. (link )
Saner, M. A., E. Heafey and D. M. Bowman. 2013. Mapping the regulatory environment for nanomaterials in Canada. Nanotechnology Law & Business 9(4):343-368. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and K. Ludlow. 2012. Assessing the impact of a 'for government' review on the nanotechnology regulatory landscape. Monash University Law Review 38(3):168-212. (link )
Kica, E. and D. M. Bowman. 2012. Regulation by means of standardization: Key legitimacy issues of health and safety nanotechnology standards. Jurimetrics 53(1):11-56. (link )
Petersen, A. and D. Bowman. 2012. Engaging whom and for what ends? Australian stakeholders' constructions of public engagement in relation to nanotechnologies. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 12:67-79. DOI: 10.3354/esep00124. (link )
Stokes, E. and D. Bowman. 2012. Nanotechnology: Looking back to the future of regulating new technologies: The cases of nanotechnologies and synthetic biology. European Journal of Risk Regulation 3(2):235-241. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. Gilligan. 2011. The private dimension in the regulation of nanotechnologies: Developments in the industrial chemicals sector. UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy 28(1):77-121. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and D. M. Studdert. 2011. Newborn screening cards: A legal quagmire. Medical Journal of Australia 194(6):319-322. (link )
D'Silva, J. and D. M. Bowman. 2011. Why the elephant in the room appears to be more than a nano-sized challenge. European Journal of Law and Technology 2(3):. (link )
Dorbeck-Jung, B. R., D. M. Bowman and G. Van Calster. 2011. Governing nanomedicine: Lessons from within, and for, the EU medical technology regulatory framework (guest editors introduction). Law & Policy 33(2):215-224. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9930.2010.00335.x. (link )
Grant, G. and D. M. Bowman. 2011. Mind the gaps: Workers' compensation coverage for commuting injuries in Australia. International Journal of Social Security and Workers Compensation 3(1):13-20. (link )
Kosta, E. and D. M. Bowman. 2011. Treating or tracking? Regulatory challenges of nano-enabled ICT implants. Law & Policy 33(2):256-275. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9930.2010.00338.x. (link )
Maynard, A., D. Bowman and G. Hodge. 2011. The problem of regulating sophisticated materials. Nature Materials 10:554-557. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3085. (link )
Van Calster, G., D. M. Bowman and J. D'Silva. 2011. Protecting consumers or failing them? The regulation of nanotechnologies in the EU. European Journal of Consumer Law 1:85-113. (link )
Bowman, D. M., J. D'Silva and G. Van Calster. 2010. Defining nanomaterials for the purpose of regulation within the European Union. European Journal of Risk Regulation 1(2):115-122. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2010. Governing nanotechnologies with civility. International Journal of Nanotechnology 7(2/3):224-242. DOI: 10.1504/IJNT.2010.031312. (link )
Bowman, D. M., G. Van Calster and S. Friedrichs. 2010. Nanomaterials and regulation of cosmetics. Nature Nanotechology 5(February):92. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2010.12. (link )
D'Silva, J. and D. M. Bowman. 2010. To label or not to label? It's more than a nano-sized question. European Journal of Risk Regulation 1(4):420-427. (link )
Fitzharris, M., D. Bowman and K. Ludlow. 2010. Factors associated with return-to-work and health outcomes among survivors of road crashes in Victoria. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 34(2):153-159. DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00500.x. (link )
Bowman, D. M. 2009. Response to "In That Case: Sunscreen Safety". Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 6(1):141-143. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-008-9126-1. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2009. Counting on codes: An examination of transnational codes as a regulatory governance mechanism for nanotechnologies. Regulation & Governance 3(2):145-164. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2009.01046.x. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and K. Ludlow. 2009. Filling the information void: Using public registries as a tool in nanotechnologies regulation. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 6(1):25-36. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-009-9134-9. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. Van Calster. 2009. Flawless or fallible? A review of the applicability of the European Union's Cosmetics Directive in relation to nano-cosmetics. Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology 2(3):Art. 6. DOI: 10.2202/1941-6008.1056. (link )
Ludlow, K., D. M. Bowman and D. D. Kirk. 2009. Hitting the mark or falling short with nanotechnology regulation?. Trends in Biotechnology 27(11):615-620. DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2009.07.007. (link )
Van Calster, G. and D. Bowman. 2009. Regulatory design for new technologies: Spaghetti junction or Bauhaus principles for regulating innovative cosmetic products. Notizie di Politeia 25(94):25-93.
Bowman, D. M. 2008. Governing nanotechnologies: Weaving new regulatory webs or patching up the old?. NanoEthics 2(2):179-181. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-008-0036-9. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. Gilligan. 2008. Australian women and corruption: The gender dimension in perceptions of corruption. Journal of Administration & Governance 3(1):1-9. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2008. 'Governing' nanotechnology without government?. Science and Public Policy 35(7):475-487. DOI: : 10.3152/030234208X329121. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2008. A big regulatory tool-box for a small technology. NanoEthics 2(2):193-207. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-008-0038-7. (link )
Faunce, T., K. Murray, H. Nasu and D. Bowman. 2008. Sunscreen safety: The Precautionary Principle, the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and nanoparticles in sunscreens. NanoEthics 2(3):231-240. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-008-0041-z. (link )
Gilligan, G. and D. M. Bowman. 2008. 'Netting nano': Regulatory challenges of the Internet and nanotechnologies. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 22(3):231-246. DOI: 10.1080/13600860802496426. (link )
Bowman, D. M. 2007. Patently obvious: Intellectual property rights and nanotechnology. Technology in Society 29(3):307-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2007.04.009. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and M. Fitzharris. 2007. Too small for concern? Public health and nanotechnology. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 31(4):382-384. DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2007.00092.x. (link )
Bowman, D. and G. Gilligan. 2007. Public awareness of corruption in Australia. Journal of Financial Crime 14(4):438-452. DOI: 10.1108/13590790710828154. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2007. A small matter of regulation: An international review of nanotechnology regulation. The Columbia Science and Technology Law Review VIII(rev. 1):. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2007. Editorial - Governing nanotechnology: More than a small matter?. NanoEthics 1(3):239-241. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-007-0020-9. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2007. Nanotechnology "Down Under": Getting on top of regulatory matters. Nanotechnology Law & Business 4(2):225-235. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2007. Nanotechnology and public interest dialogue: Some international observations. Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 27(2):118-132. DOI: 10.1177/0270467606298216. (link )
Bowman, D. M., G. A. Hodge and P. Binks. 2007. Are we really the prey? Nanotechnology as science and science fiction. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 27(6):435-445. DOI: 10.1177/0270467607308282. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. Van Calster. 2007. Does REACH go too far?. Nature Nanotechnology 2(9):525-526. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2007.275. (link )
Bowman, D. and G. Van Calster. 2007. Reflecting on REACH: Global implications of the European Union's chemical regulation. Nanotechnology Law & Review 4(3):375-384. (link )
Hodge, G. A. and D. M. Bowman. 2007. Engaging in small talk: Nanotechnology policy and dialogue processes in the UK and Australia. Australian Journal of Public Administration 68(2):223-237. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8500.2007.00530.x. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. Gilligan. 2006. Collar colour?. Monash Business Review 2(1):30-33. (link )
Bowman, D. M. and G. A. Hodge. 2006. Nanotechnology: Mapping the wild regulatory frontier. Futures 38(9):1060-1073. DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2006.02.017. (link )
Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and P. Binks. 2005. The big business of small. Monash Business Review 1(2):16-21.
Bowman, D. M. 2004. Bioethical and legal perspectives on xenotransplantation. Monash Bioethics Review 23(3):16-29. (link )
Hodge, G. A. and D. M. Bowman. 2004. Governing nanotechnololgy: Setting the regulatory agenda. Contemporary Issues in Business and Government 10(2):18-33.
Hull, M. and D. M. Bowman eds. 2014. Nanotechnology Rish Management: Perspectives and Progress (2nd Ed.). Elsevier. London.
Gasson, M. N., E. Kosta and D. M. Bowman eds. 2012. Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerations. Springer. ISBN: 978-90-6704-869-9.
Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard eds. 2010. International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1848446731.
Bowman, D. M., A. Dijkstra, C. Fautz, J. Guivant, K. Konrad, H. Van Lente and S. Wolf eds. 2005. Practices of Innovation and Responsibilities: Insights from Methods, Governance and Action. IOS Press. ISBN: 978-1-61499-581-4.
Hansen, S. F., A. D. Maynard, A. Baun, J. A. Tickner and D. M. Bowman. 2014. What are the warning signs that we should be looking for?. Pp. 9-24 In: Hull, M. S. and D. M. Bowman eds., Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, Second Edition: Risks, Regulation, and Management. William Andrew (Elsevier). ISBN: 978-1455731886.
Bowman, D. M., M. N. Gasson and E. Kosta. 2012. The societal reality of that which was once science fiction. Pp. 175-179 In: Gasson, M. N., E. Kosta and D. M. Bowman eds., Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerations. Springer. ISBN: 978-90-6704-869-9.
Gasson, M. N., E. Kosta and D. M. Bowman. 2012. Human ICT impacts: From invasive to pervasive. Pp. 1-8 In: Gasson, M. N., E. Kosta and D. M. Bowman eds., Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerations. Springer. ISBN: 978-90-6704-869-9.
Kosta, E. and D. M. Bowman. 2012. Implanting implications: Data protection challenges arising from the use of human ICT implants. Pp. 97-112 In: Gasson, M. N., E. Kosta and D. M. Bowman eds., Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerations. Springer. ISBN: 978-90-6704-869-9.
Gergely, A., Q. Chaudhry and D. M. Bowman. 2010. Regulatory perspectives on nanotechnologies in foods and food contact materials. Pp. 321-341 In: Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard eds., International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1848446731.
Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard. 2010. Introduction: The regulatory challenges for nanotechnologies. Pp. 3-24 In: Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard eds., International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1848446731.
Van Calster, G. and D. M. Bowman. 2010. A good foundation? Regulatory oversight of nanotechnologies using cosmetics as a case study. Pp. 268-290 In: Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard eds., International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1848446731.
Hansen, S. F., A. D. Maynard, A. Baun, J. A. Tickner and D. M. Bowman. 2013. Part C Emerging Issues: Nanotechnology -- early lessons from early warnings. Pp. 530-560 In: European Environment Agency, ed., Late Lessons from Early Warnings: Science, Precaution, Innovation. European Environment Agency. 1/2013. (link )