Professor Scassa Appointed as Senior Research Fellow with CIGI

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017

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The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section is pleased to announce that Professor Teresa Scassa has been appointed as a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).


Professor Scassa will serve as a senior fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program. Her research will focus on the legal challenges associated with data ownership and the need for a national data strategy in a data-driven economy. Her research will also examine the governance of smart cities data, specifically its implications for innovation, transparency, accountability, sovereignty and privacy. 


CIGI is an independent, non-partisan think tank. Its research programs focus on governance of the global economy, global security and politics, and international law.


Congratulations to Professors Scassa on her appointment! For more information regarding the work she will be conducting at CIGI, please consult CIGI’s website:

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