Dr Joanne Gray
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BiographyJoanne E. Gray is a Lecturer in the School of Communication at the Queensland University of Technology and a Chief Investigator at the Digital Media Research Centre. Her research focuses on issues impacting the governance of technology, innovation, culture and creativity in the digital environment. She holds a Ph.D. in Law from ACU, and from the University of Sydney a Master of International Law and a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours (Political Economy).
Gray completed her doctoral thesis under the supervision of Professor Brian Fitzgerald, a pioneer of internet law in Australia, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship with Professor Nicolas Suzor, a global leader in platform governance studies. In 2016, she attended University of California Berkeley as a visiting researcher, under the sponsorship of the Distinguished Professor of Law and Information Management, Pamela Samuelson.
She has also worked in the Australian music industry for over a decade. Since establishing her own company in 2010, she has been working as an artist manager, progressing the careers of Australian recording and performing artists in Australia and internationally. Under her management, artists have been awarded Australian Album of the Year (Herald Sun, 2015), Song of the Year (SMAC, 2015), SOYA Award (2012), Best Independent Electronic Single (Australian Independent Music Awards, 2011), Top 10 Australian Albums of the Decade (FBI Radio, 2010), Best Live Act (SMAC, 2010).
automated decision-making, copyright law, media and communications, creative industries, platform governance, Google
Communication and Media Studies, Law
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Legal Studies) (Australian Catholic Uni)
Dr Joanne E. Gray teaches across both law and media and communications. She has taught to interdisciplinary undergraduate and post-graduate cohorts, working across a range of subjects including: Copyright law, Internet law, Intellectual Property Law, Innovation and Intellectual Property Law, Global Entertainment, Creative Futures, Creative Enterprise, and Digital Communications
Joanne E. Gray has worked in the Australian music industry since 2005. During this time she has worked in a range of roles including marketing executive and artist liaison for a national live music festival, national touring and events manager for live music promoter, and, since establishing her own company in 2010, an artist manager for Australian songwriters and performers.