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Yvonne Apolo

Lecturer

  • School of Law - Faculty of Business and Law

Overview


Yvonne is a Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Wollongong (UOW) and serves as the Academic Liaison to the UOW Law Student Society (UOWLSS). Her research interests lie primarily within the fields of privacy law and tort law. She is currently working on projects that interrogate the future of privacy law in the technology age. 

Since joining the School as a sessional lecturer in 2013, Yvonne has coordinated and taught a number of core subjects within the LLB curriculum, including: Law of Torts, Contract Law and Foundations of Law. Most recently, Yvonne has developed the elective subject Privacy, Law and Technology, which she delivers to upper-year students both within and outside of the LLB program. In addition, Yvonne coordinates and teaches Introduction to Law; the primary law subject delivered to students outside of the LLB program, studying in each of UOW’s domestic and international campuses.

In 2019, Yvonne received the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts Sessional Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL). She was subsequently inducted as a Fellow into the Wollongong Academy for Tertiary Teaching & Learning Excellence (WATTLE).

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Re-examining Miller v Miller: a search for rationality and coherence in Australia’s illegality defence
    Published in   Torts Law Journal
    2018 Incongruent Selves in Social Media and Privacy law: Proposing a humanistic psychological intervention
    Published in   Media and Arts Law Review

Research Overview


  • Yvonne is writing a PhD thesis that explores the complex challenges facing the legal protection of individual privacy in the context of a growing culture of visibility and information sharing. Her research is located at the intersection of law, psychology and the humanities. Yvonne is a member of the Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC), in which she has undertaken various roles including Seminar Series Coordinator and HDR Event organiser.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Torts Law Journal
    2018

    Published In
    Media and Arts Law Review

Presentations


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Privacy law, 
    Tort law, 
    Breach of confidence, 
    Law and psychology

Education And Training


Full Name


  • Yvonne Apolo

Mailing Address


  • School of Law

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2527

    Australia

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Re-examining Miller v Miller: a search for rationality and coherence in Australia’s illegality defence
    Published in   Torts Law Journal
    2018 Incongruent Selves in Social Media and Privacy law: Proposing a humanistic psychological intervention
    Published in   Media and Arts Law Review

Research Overview


  • Yvonne is writing a PhD thesis that explores the complex challenges facing the legal protection of individual privacy in the context of a growing culture of visibility and information sharing. Her research is located at the intersection of law, psychology and the humanities. Yvonne is a member of the Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC), in which she has undertaken various roles including Seminar Series Coordinator and HDR Event organiser.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Torts Law Journal
    2018

    Published In
    Media and Arts Law Review

Presentations


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Privacy law, 
    Tort law, 
    Breach of confidence, 
    Law and psychology

Education And Training


Full Name


  • Yvonne Apolo

Mailing Address


  • School of Law

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2527

    Australia

Research Areas

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