Dr. Avner Levin is a professor in Toronto Metropolitan University’s Law & Business Department. He served as the Interim Dean of the Ted Rogers School of Management during the first six months of 2018. He is the Founding Director of Ryerson University’s Law Research Centre and of the Privacy and Cyber Crime Institute. During the 2012–2013 academic year, Professor Levin served as Ryerson University’s Interim Vice-Provost of Faculty Affairs and as Interim Assistant Vice-President of Human Resources.
Professor Levin’s research interests include the legal profession, law and technology, privacy, and cybercrime. He has been a recipient of funding from bodies such as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Public Safety Canada, Industry Canada, and the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University.
Professor Levin has published his work in journals such as the International Journal of the Legal Profession, the American Business Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, the International Journal of Information Security, and the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. He is the co-author, with Howard Simkevitz, of The Law of Employee Use of Technology.
Professor Levin holds an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Toronto and a B.Sc. and an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University.