Dr Carolyn McKay

Dr Carolyn McKay

Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Law School, author of The Pixilated Prisoner

Dr Carolyn McKay is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Law School where she teaches Civil & Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law and Digital Criminology. She is also co-Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology. Carolyn currently serves on the NSW Bar Association Innovation & Technology Committee and served on the 2019 NSW Law Society Legal Technologies Committee.

Carolyn is recognised for her research into technologies in justice, specifically audio visual links, published in her monograph, The Pixelated Prisoner: Prison video links, court ‘appearance’ and the justice matrix (2018) Routledge. She has researched and published on other technologies in criminal justice including algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, police body-worn cameras and prisoners’ access to technologies.

Carolyn has recently been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council ‘Discovery Early Career Research Award’ for ‘The Digital Criminal Justice Project: Vulnerability and the Digital Subject’ that she will undertake July 2021 – June 2024.