Dr. Avner Levin is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Law & Business Department at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. He is the Director of Ryerson's Privacy and Cyber Crime Institute, a centre for research related to privacy and cyber-crime. He also heads Ryerson University’s Law Research Centre which focuses on research related to law and legal education. He is an alumnus of Tel-Aviv University, holding a B.Sc. and LL.B. degree, and of the University of Toronto, holding an LL.M. and S.J.D.
Professor Levin's work has been funded by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Public Safety Canada and Industry Canada. He has published his work in journals such as the American Business Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, the International Journal of Information Security and the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. He is the co-author, with Mr. Howard Simkevitz of the “The Law of Employee Use of Technology” and is a frequent commentator on these topics in the Canadian media.