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Lex Gill

Research Fellow

Citizen Lab



Cryptography Cybersecurity Free Speech International Policy Law Legislation Litigation National Security Policy Privacy Research

Lex Gill is a Research Fellow at The Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto), an interdisciplinary laboratory focused on research, development, and high-level strategic policy and legal engagement at the intersection of technology, human rights, and global security.

She has written and spoken internationally on issues ranging from privacy, freedom of expression, and equality rights to cybersecurity policy, national security law, and the regulation of censorship and surveillance technology. Lex holds a B.C.L./LL.B. from McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Lex previously worked on the National Security Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. She is also a former Google Policy Fellow to the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic and former researcher and affiliate to the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. (valid as of Spring 2018)