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Kieran Tranter

Professor Kieran Tranter, General Editor Law, Technology and Humans

Professor Kieran Tranter is the Chair of Law, Technology and Future in the School of Law. Kieran joined the School of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2019 and is the founding General Editor of Law, Technology and Humans.

Kieran researches law, technology and the future. Drawing upon legal studies, the humanities and the social sciences, he charts how humans legislate, live with, and are changed by technology. In researching law, technology and the future his research often engages with cultural narratives that connect humans, law and technology and past configurations of humans, law and technology. The goal of his research is to guide and shape humanity’s technological future to be better than its technological past.

Kieran collaborates with scholars and research students in the following areas:

  • Cultural, social science and historical accounts of law and technology
  • The cultural imaginary from new media and especially computer gaming
  • The relations between law and technology and modes of governing

Prior to this appointment he was an Associate Professor at Griffith Law School, Griffith University. At Griffith Law School Kieran served in many roles: HDR Convenor, Acting Centre Director and Deputy Head of School Research and Managing Editor of the Griffith Law Review. He commenced at Griffith in 2003 having previously been a Lecturer and Social Justice coordinator at the College of Law, University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle from 1999 to 2002.

Email:  lawtechhum@qut.edu.au

Open Access Journal
ISSN 2652-4074