Alana Maurushat is senior lecturer and academic co-director of the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at the University of New South Wales Law School. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law at UNSW, she was assistant professor and deputy director of the LLM in Information Technology and Intellectual Property at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. Her research has been focused of intellectual property, information technology law, and cybercrime/cybersecurity.

Dr. Maurushat has done consultancy work with the Canadian and Australian governments, as well as for the NGO, Freedom House. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Internet Fraud Watchdog, and is a member of the International Association of Cybercrime Prevention and the China Information Technology Law Centre.

Dr. Maurushat has a PhD from the University of New South Wales, an LLM from the University of Ottawa, an LLB and BCL from Mcgill, and a BA from the University of Calgary