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Kylie Pappalardo

Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Kylie Pappalardo is also an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Research (DECRA) Fellow (2021-2024) (DE210100525). She researches in intellectual property and innovation law, focusing primarily on the intersection between copyright and creativity, the role and regulation of technology intermediaries, and the rights of copyright users. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and a Chief Investigator with the Digital Media Research Centre.

Kylie holds degrees in Law and Creative Writing from QUT, a Masters of Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and a PhD from the Australian Catholic University. Kylie has been a senior researcher with the Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project and with Creative Commons Australia. She has also worked with the Arts Law Centre of Queensland and served on the board of Youth Arts Queensland.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2015–2015
    Associate Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2016 
    Australian Catholic University, Doctorate of Philosophy
  • 2011 
    Georgetown University, Masters of Law
  • 2006 
    Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Creative Industries