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Associate Professor, Criminology, Department of Social Science, York University, Canada

Natasha Tusikov is an associate professor in criminology in the Department of Social Science at York University and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University. She is the author of Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet (University of California Press, 2016). She is the co-author of Data, knowledge, power and the reshaping of the global economy (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming 2023). She is also a co-editor of Power and Authority in Internet Governance: Return of the State? (Routledge, 2021) and co-editor of Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Her research focuses on internet and data governance, in particular regarding smart cities and the Internet of Things. Before obtaining her PhD, she was an intelligence analyst and researcher at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa.


  • 2022–present
    Associate professor, York University
  • 2017–2022
    Assistant Professor, York University
  • 2016–2019
    Adjunct professor, Brock University


  • 2014 
    Australian National University, Sociology