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Kylie Sturgess

Lecturer and Researcher, Murdoch University

Dr Kylie Sturgess is a lecturer in the fields of strategic communication and radio at Murdoch University. Her PhD is on creative educational podcasting, during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a part of her M.Ed focusing on anomalistic psychology, she investigated and reported on paranormal, superstitions and pseudoscientific topics and how they intersect with popular culture. Her Masters thesis resulted in co-authoring a paper for the journal Personality and Individual Differences, called "The structure of superstitious action – A further analysis of fresh evidence" (2011).
Kylie has taught philosophy at secondary and tertiary level in Western Australia, and currently lectures in communications, health science, radio broadcasting and creative podcasting.


  • –present
    Lecturer, Murdoch University


  • 2023 
    Wollongong University, Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Leadership and Adult Education)
  • 2022 
    Murdoch University, Doctorate
  • 2022 
    Australian National University, Graduate Certificate in Science Communication
  • 2010 
    University of Western Australia, Master of Education