Professor Amanda Kennedy

Amanda Kennedy




School of Law

Areas of research & interest:

  • Agriculture & food
  • Behaviour change
  • Land use & planning
  • Policy & regulation


  • Agriculture & environment
  • Policy & regulation
  • Land Use & Regional Planning

Research Institution:



Professor Amanda Kennedy joined the Queensland University of Technology as a Professor of Law in 2019. She was previously the Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law at the University of New England (2007 - 2018). Amanda’s research interests fall predominantly within the area of agri-environmental law, and include resources and land use law, environmental justice, and food systems governance. She has conducted funded research on these issues under Australian Research Council and other industry grants and has published her work in both domestic and international journals and books. Amanda has taught across undergraduate and postgraduate programs concerning environmental law and natural resource governance, mining and resource law, and has more recently been teaching in the field of animal law.