Prof. Kristen Thomasen

Kristen Thomasen is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor. Her research focuses on the legal, social and ethical implications of robotic technologies and artificial intelligence.

She is completing her Ph.D. from the University of Ottawa. Her thesis explores the implications of drone technology for privacy in public spaces in Canada. Her doctorate was supervised by Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology.   

Prior to starting her Ph.D., Professor Thomasen clerked for the Honourable Madam Justice Rosalie Abella at the Supreme Court of Canada. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and holds a JD from the University of Ottawa and a MA from the Norman Paterson School of International Relations at Carleton University.