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Kristianne Anor

Research Assistant
Kristianne Anor

Research Assistant

Kristianne Anor is currently a 2020 JD candidate at the University of Ottawa. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from York University and completed graduate work in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of Victoria. Her Master's research looked at the policy implications of the 2012 changes to the Interim Federal Health Program. She has extensive work experience in the field of health and has a diverse array of research interests, ranging from technology, privacy, health, immigration, criminal law, feminism, access to justice, and intellectual property.

Allie Cuperfain

Research Assistant
Allie Cuperfain

Research Assistant

Allie Cuperfain is a first-year common law student at the University of Ottawa. Hailing from Toronto, she has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Master of Professional Communication from Ryerson University. Prior to law school, Allie worked in communications for the Ontario Securities Commission and consulted to entrepreneurial businesses and a not-for-profit organization. Passionate about helping people have their voices heard and sharing their stories, Allie is excited to be working on projects that convey the team’s research in ways that are meaningful and impactful to consumers and academics. Allie unwinds by swimming, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Melissa Arseniuk

Legal Knowledge Engineer
Melissa Arseniuk

Legal Knowledge Engineer

Melissa Arseniuk is currently completing her third and final year the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, where her studies and legal research focus on technology, privacy, and entertainment law. Prior to law school, Melissa was a journalist whose work appeared in Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, People, the Las Vegas Sun, and the National Post, among others.

Sean Grassie

Research Assistant
Sean Grassie

Research Assistant

Sean Grassie is a third year student in the joint JD/MA program at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law and Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Carleton University). Sean is currently a Research Assistant with Professors Cavanagh and Pavlovic’s LFO-funded project, was a 2016 Technoship student, and 2016 CIPPIC Summer intern. Sean has Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications from Carleton University, where he worked as a teaching assistant at the School of Journalism and Communications.

Amanda Bergman

Legal Knowledge Engineer
Amanda Bergman

Legal Knowledge Engineer

Amanda is in the final year of the dual JD/MA program at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. Amanda has an emerging interest in the intersection of law and technology, especially concerning the use/ability of technology to overcome access to justice issues. Amanda’s other interests lie in (im)migration and national security policy. She will be articling at the Department of Justice from 2018-2019

Uttra Gautam

Legal Knowledge Engineer
Uttra Gautam

Legal Knowledge Engineer

Uttra is a JD (2019) candidate at the University of Ottawa. She was a 2017 Technoship student at CIPPIC, co-organizer of the Ottawa Research-a-Thon, and interned at the Ontario Court of Justice. She has worked at two entrepreneurship incubators, assisting over 150 startups with their launch and managed an advisory team of 12 Rotman School of Management MBA students. She currently volunteers with ProBono, continues to research national security and tech at CIPPIC and obtained a research grant to conduct an empirical analysis of international investment treaties with Dr. Wolfgang Alschner. Prior to attending law school, she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science (with Honours) from the University of Toronto.

Selena Lucien

Legal Knowledge Engineer
Selena Lucien

Legal Knowledge Engineer

Selena Lucien is a second-year law student at University of Ottawa on a mission to connect the legal and technological worlds that fascinate her. Prior to law school, Selena was awarded the Studio [Y] Innovation Fellowship at MaRS Discovery District where she founded the Small Claims Wizard software system to facilitate and simplify access to the Ontario Small Claims Court. Her venture was presented at Stanford Law School and incubated at the Legal Innovation Zone. While at law school, Selena took a course in Legal Knowledge Engineering Course with Professor Marina Pavlovic and is working on a PPOCIR-funded project exploring how artificial intelligence can facilitate access to legal information and empower consumers to know their rights.

Tara Hristov

Research Assistant
Tara Hristov

Research Assistant

Tara Hristov is currently a 2020 JD candidate at the University of Ottawa, where she also earned her Bachelor of Social Sciences - Joint Honours in Political Science and Communication (CO-OP Program), with summa cum laude designation. She has previously worked as a teaching and research assistant in the Department of Communication and Faculty of Law. She also has two years of work experience as an analyst in the federal government, in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and Global Affairs Canada. She currently plays for the University of Ottawa Water Polo Team and is a former member of the Ontario and Junior National Water Polo Teams.

Nada Ladhani

Research Assistant
Nada Ladhani

Research Assistant

Nada is currently attending the University of Ottawa’s Common Law program. Prior to moving to Ottawa, Nada worked in retail, financial services, human resources and in the public service. With a passion in customer strategy, Nada endeavors to meaningfully advocate on behalf of the customer and influence organizations to imbed the customer voice in business practices

Marshall Jeske

Legal Knowledge Engineer
Marshall Jeske

Legal Knowledge Engineer

Marshall is a third year law student at the University of Ottawa. During his studies, he has worked on a number of interesting projects at the intersections of law, technology, and policy. Prior to law school, Marshall worked in the broadcast television industry as a video editor. In his spare time, Marshall enjoys playing team sports and is an avid long distance runner.

Wil Longard

Art Director
Wil Longard

Art Director

Wil studies Common Law at the University of Ottawa. His role on the Wireless Info team is to create drawings and graphics, which offers a fun mix of his interests in both art and the law.

Lora Hamilton

Research Assistant
Lora Hamilton

Research Assistant

Lora is a 2018 JD graduate of the University of Ottawa. She holds a Masters of Information and Library Studies from Dalhousie University, and a Bachelors of Music, Honours from Wilfrid Laurier University. Lora is proud to have been a part of team Cavanagh-Pavlovic since first year law school and can't wait to see what they get up to next!

Salman Rana

Web Developer
Salman Rana

Web Developer

Salman Rana is a second year law student at the University of Ottawa and with a past life working for tech startups as a salesman, developer, and then designer. Salman fellow’ed at the BC Civil Liberties Association researching government policies and legislation. Salman’s experiences inform his optimism in the potential of technology as well as the risks it poses towards consumer rights.

 

Kate Agyemang

Research Assistant

Xavier Lajule

Research Assistant

Katherine Laprade

Research Assistant

Madeleine Werker

Research Assistant

Stephanie Woods

Research Assistant

 

 

 

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