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Emile Dirks

Research Associate, Citizen Lab

Dr. Emile Dirks is a Research Associate at the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto, where he explores state surveillance, policing, transnational repression, and politics in contemporary China. His research has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, The Intercept, and Foreign Policy, among other publications, and he has testified twice before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Previously, he has served as a fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies and as a research associate at the London School of Economics.


  • Panel C: Impact of Foreign Interference on Canadian Communities (Saturday, April 13 - 10:00 a.m.)

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