Dr Kencho Peldon

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences


Kencho Peldon is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland and Centre for Policy Futures. His research explores the interactions between law and society with particular interests in the legal history of intellectual property in agriculture. He is interested in colonial and postcolonial studies, anthropology, science and law in researching agriculture and intellectual property.

Research Interests

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Colonial/post-colonial studies
  • History and historiography


  • Member, UQ Biotechnology Society, UQ Biotechnology Society
  • Volunteer, New Zealand Historical Association, New Zealand Historical Association
  • Member, Law and Society Association, Law and Society Association
  • Member, Law Society Association of Australia and New Zealand, Law Society Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Masters (Coursework) of Intellectual Property Law, Queensland University of Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration, Royal Institute of Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Bharathiar University


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