Natasha Tusikov is an associate professor in the Department of Social Science at York University in Toronto and a research fellow with the Justice and Technoscience Lab (JusTech Lab), School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University. Her research examines the intersection among law, crime, technology and regulation. Her research interests include smart cities, data governance, the Internet of Things, intellectual property, and the regulation of technology platforms.
She is the author of Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet (2016). She is a co-editor of Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (2019) and co-editor of Power and Authority in Internet Governance: Return of the State? (2021). She is co-author (with Blayne Haggart, Brock University) of The New Knowledge: Information, Data, and the Remaking of Global Power (2023). Her research has also been published in Surveillance & Society and Internet Policy Review. 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.