The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that PhD candidate Tenille E. Brown has been appointed as an Assistant Professor of Law at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University.
Tenille E. Brown is currently a PhD candidate completing her thesis under the guidance of CLTS Faculty member Dr. Elizabeth F. Judge on the intersection of geography, property and the creation of place in Canada.
During her doctoral work, Tenille E. Brown contributed to research projects on topics including: access to land and Indigenous peoples, mapping and digital technologies, data governance and on the regulation of emerging technologies. She was a student member on the Social Science and Humanities Research Council funded project titled “Geothink: Canadian Geospatial and Open Data Research Partnership,” where she contributed to research on liability in data use, open data and data propertization.
Tenille E. Brown holds an LL.M. from the University of Ottawa, and an LL.B. (Scots law) (Honours) from the University of Dundee, Scotland. She is also a member of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre housed at the University of Ottawa. She is a barrister and solicitor at the Bar of Ontario, having worked at the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic, Canada’s leading public interest technology law clinic, where she contributed to interventions at the Supreme Court of Canada in the area of privacy law. Before starting her academic work, Tenille E. Brown worked in the Kingdom of Eswatini (at that time known as the Kingdom of Swaziland), Southern Africa, as a legal officer in a feminist organization. Prior to joining Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Tenille E. Brown was an adjunct professor in the Common Law and Civil Law Sections of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa.
Congratulations to Tennille Brown!