LL.D. Candidate University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
2006 Gowlings Fellow
Jennifer is an Honours B.A. graduate (English and Womyn’s Studies) of
Carleton University and received her LL.B. from Dalhousie
University. She articled at the Office of the Privacy
Commissioner of Canada in 2001 and remained there as Legal Counsel
until August 2006. During her time at OPC, jennifer also
completed an LL.M. at University of Ottawa, re-viewing Canada’s federal
private sector privacy law and its potential as a transformative rights
During her LL.M. jennifer also researched the creation, performance and
regulation of identities in the online environment. Her doctoral
work builds on this interest, focusing on the creation of the
exclusively online “self” and its implications for privacy law and
identity management technologies.
.:works in progress:.
"IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN’T: Making PIPEDA’s Rights Language Meaningful By Re-Viewing Social Value"
Not Get Psyched Out of Privacy: Reflections on Withdrawing Consent to
the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information" (2006) 44
C.B.L.J. 54. (co-authored with Jacquelyn Burkell and Ian Kerr)
"Soft Surveillance, Hard Consent" (2006) 6 Personally Yours 1-14 (co-authored with Ian Kerr, Jacquelyn Burkell and Katie Black)
“PIPEDA: Private Sector Privacy Legislation”, Jennifer Barrigar, Intuit Pro Connection July 2005.
.:id trail mix:.
"it’s different for girls: the importance of recognizing and incorporating equality in discussions of Internet speech"
"i want you to want me: the effect of reputation systems in online dating sites"
HollaBack NYC: Sites of Resistance, Sousveillance, and Street Harassment