Kristen Thomasen is a Ph.D. student at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Technology, Law and Society. Under the supervision of Dr. Ian Kerr, her research focuses on the development of a law and policy framework for the commercial and recreational use of drones in Canada. In particular, she is concerned with managing the impact of drones on privacy in public space. In January 2017, Kristen will start a position as Assistant Professor in Law, Robotics and Society at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. Before her doctoral studies, Kristen clerked for Justice Abella at the Supreme Court of Canada and for the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.