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Mr Steven Clark 

Position: Tutor Mr Steven Clark
Division/Portfolio: Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
School/Unit: School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Campus: Mawson Lakes Campus

Position: Tutor
Division/Portfolio: Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
School/Unit: School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Campus: Non standard campus

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Email: Steven_dot_Clark_at_unisa_dot_edu_dot_au
URL for Business Card: http://people.unisa.edu.au/Steven.Clark


I am a sessional academic in the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, at Mawson Lakes, and completing a PhD in Business and Management.

I have a particular interest regulating technology; especially with respect to legal, technological, and socio-technical issues relating to identification, and in particular those associated with privacy, and security.

I have worked in numerous roles across the information technology sector; including systems administrator, software developer, database administrator, desktop support, and cat herder (aka programming team leader). I came to realise that I am far better at breaking things than fixing them, and at explaining what went wrong than any of my colleagues at the time (and thus, perhaps, a natural academic).

I have also spent time as a medical microbiologist, morgue attendant, crowd controller, dishwasher, lawyer, private tutor, door-to-door salesman, barman, and so on.

At the same time, I have managed to complete a Science degree (Microbiology & Genetics) with Honours (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) and an Honours Law degree. Along the way I have also thrown myself at postgraduate studies in Comp Sci, and in Law, and in Education (teaching).

I am member of several professional associations (see below).


Teaching interests

  • Problem Solving
  • Analysis and Design
  • Regulating Technology
  • Privacy, Security, Identification
  • Law and Technology

I teach the following courses

INFT 1016Information Technology Fundamentals
INFT 3025ICT Project


Professional associations

Australian Computer Society (ACS), Member Grade (MACS) and Certified Professional (CP)

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE):
Computer Society (CompSoc); Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) (Australian Chapter); Communications Society (COMSOC); Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMC)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM):
Security, Audit, and Control (SIGSAC); Computers and Society (SIGCAS)

Association for Information Systems & Australasian Association for Information Systems

Law Society of South Australia (LSSA)

Internet Society (ISOC) & Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU)

Australasian Human Research Ethics Association (AHREA)


Qualifications

Member of the Australian Computer Society [MACS], 2007
Certified Professional [CP], 2010

Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia, Admitted 11 February 2002
Commissioner for Taking Affidavits in the Supreme Court of South Australia, 2002

Honours Degree of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice [LLB/LP(Hons)] Flinders, 2001

Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science [BSc(Hons)] Flinders, 1992
Ordinary Degree of Bachelor of Science [BSc] Flinders, 1991


Research interests

  • Regulating Technology
  • Technologies and Identification
  • Identity Management Systems;
  • Databases; Biometrics;
  • Location Technologies: including RFID, GPS, GIS
  • Privacy and Security
  • Design and Development of Information Systems
  • Law and Technology
  • Professional Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Teaching and Learning for Technology Literacy

Research publications

My SSRN Author page: http://ssrn.com/author=595512
My ResearcherID page: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-5225-2011


2011
Clark, Steven R. 'Balancing Privacy and Security in the Australian ePassport System' (2011) Deakin Law Review (forthcoming 2011)
APS Draft on SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1808356

2008
Clark, Steven R. 'Privacy and national identity cards: A legal and technical study', Australia and the New Technologies: Evidence Based Policy in Public Administration (The Third Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security), July 2008, 223.

2006
Clark, S & Jenkins, A. 'Paired Programming in a Clayton’s Capstone Project Course' in Spencer, S & Jenkins A, Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (Australasian Association for Information Systems, 2006)

2000
Siegloff Clark, S. 'Prescribing Power and the Power to Prescribe: nurse practitioners in rural and remote Australia' [2000] AltLJ 6; (2000) 25(1) Alternative Law Journal 29.

1999
Siegloff Clark, S. 'The Broadcasting Services and Online Services Act 1992 (Cth)' (1999) 3 Flinders Journal of Law Reform 299.


Expertise for Media Contact

I am able to provide media comment in the following areas of expertise:

Discipline: Law and Technology

  • Social Implications of Technology
  • Regulating Technology
  • Privacy
  • Identification Technology
  • Identification Systems
  • RFID (Radio Frequency ID)
  • NFC (Near Field Communications)
  • Hackers and Hacking




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