Speakers Bio Dr. Julia Powles

Dr. Julia Powles

Cornell Tech

Dr Julia Powles is a Research Fellow at New York University and Cornell Tech, where she works on the the law and politics of technology.

Prior to coming to New York, Julia was a postdoctoral fellow in law and computer science at the University of Cambridge, a policy fellow and contributing editor at The Guardian newspaper, and speechwriter for the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

She has worked as a lawyer, scientific researcher, and clerked in the Federal Court of Australia and Administrative Appeal Tribunal.

A former Commonwealth Scholar, Julia holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Cambridge, a B.C.L. (master’s in law) from the University of Oxford, and undergraduate honours degrees in science from the Australian National University and law from the University of Western Australia.