Natasha Tusikov

Department of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Office: Ross South 714A
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 30158
Emailntusikov@yorku.ca

Dr. Tusikov’s research examines the intersection among law, crime, technology, and regulation, and she is the author of Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet (University of California Press, 2017). Her study on Internet firms’ sharing of personal information and the implications for Canadians’ privacy received funding from the Contributions Program at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (2016-2017). She is also a co-investigator on the SSHRC Insight Development Grant “Internet Governance, Intellectual Property and the Exercise of Power in the 21st Century” (2016-2018). Before obtaining her PhD at the Australian National University, she was a strategic criminal intelligence analyst and researcher at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa.

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Area of Specialization

Criminology

Degrees

PhD, Australian National University
MA, Queen's University
BA, University of British Columbia


Research Interests

Information Technologies , Crime, law and technology, Private security industry, Regulatory theory

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC2653 6.0  Research Methods in Criminology LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC4650 6.0  Criminology Honours Seminar SEMR  


Dr. Tusikov’s research examines the intersection among law, crime, technology, and regulation, and she is the author of Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet (University of California Press, 2017). Her study on Internet firms’ sharing of personal information and the implications for Canadians’ privacy received funding from the Contributions Program at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (2016-2017). She is also a co-investigator on the SSHRC Insight Development Grant “Internet Governance, Intellectual Property and the Exercise of Power in the 21st Century” (2016-2018). Before obtaining her PhD at the Australian National University, she was a strategic criminal intelligence analyst and researcher at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa.

Area of Specialization

Criminology

Degrees

PhD, Australian National University
MA, Queen's University
BA, University of British Columbia

Research Interests:

Information Technologies , Crime, law and technology, Private security industry, Regulatory theory


Teaching:

Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC2653 6.0  Research Methods in Criminology LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC4650 6.0  Criminology Honours Seminar SEMR