Personal details

Associate Professor Mark Burdon
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law,
Law School
Discipline *
Law, Policy and Administration, Other Information and Computing Sciences
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Science (University of London)


Information Privacy, Privacy Law, Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Information Security regulation, RegTech

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Mark Burdon’s research interests are privacy, information privacy law and the regulation of information security. He has researched on a diverse range of multi-disciplinary projects involving the regulation of information security practices, legislative frameworks for the mandatory reporting of data breaches, data sharing in e-government information frameworks, consumer protection in e-commerce and information protection standards for e-courts. His research with Mark Andrejevic examines the sensorization of everyday devices leading to the onset of a ‘sensor society’. Mark’s most recent works focuses on the privacy issues that arise from smart homes particularly involving domestic violence reporting and commercial uses of smart home event data.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Mark Burdon.


For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.


Current supervisions

  • Political Platforms: A Comparative Analysis of the Privacy Law Responses to Data-Driven Political Campaigning in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Nicolas Suzor
  • Legal responses to the data driven challenges presented by connected and automated vehicles (CAVs)
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Belinda Bennett
  • Data Access Enabling Mechanisms: Making Private Sector Data Available in the Name of Sustainable Development
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Nicolas Suzor
  • Machine Superintendence: Automating Contract Administrative Functionsand the Role of the Trusted Intermediary in Australian Standard Form Construction Contracts
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Sharon Christensen, Dr Michael Guihot