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Awards & Recognitions

Calgary Herald Top 20 Compelling Calgarian
2024
National Cybersecurity Consortium Award
$916,000 (Co-Applicant)
2023
Canada Top-25 Immigrant Award
Nominated
2023
Alberta Newcomer Recognition Award
Career and Academics Contribution Category
2023
OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowship in Research Award
2023
Government of Canada, OPC Contributions Program Award
$50,000
2023
Howard Tidswell Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence
Awarded
2022
New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration
($250,000) (Co-Principal Investigator)
2022
CIGI-Africa Initiative Graduate Research Award
($10,000)
2012
SSHRC - Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Doctoral Award
($105,000)
2010
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Doctoral Award
($20,000)
2010
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Internship Award
($50,000)
2009
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Internship Award
($50,000)
2008

MEDIA

Parliamentary Appearances

In the News

Racial bias safeguards missing from Bill C-27's Artificial Intelligence Data Act draft, says U of C professor

Gideon Christian and Rosemary Capparelli Join Lexum’s Board of Directors

UCalgary legal researchers receive grant to expand offerings in cybersecurity

Law professor tackles racial bias in AI facial recognition technology

AI bias researcher

AI Facial Recognition Technology in the Canadian Immigration System

Gideon Christian, AI facial recognition technology: the black box hurting Black people, Op-Ed, Toronto Star, August 22, 2023.

Law professor explores racial bias implications in facial recognition technology

Professor to join Alberta Workers’ Compensation Act appeals commission

Life as an international student in Canada meant crushing poverty. But it also taught me resilience.

University Calgary law school e-litigation course points to a future of conducting law virtually.

Building relationships with students online.

Racial bias safeguards missing from Bill C-27's Artificial Intelligence Data Act draft, says U of C professor

Selected Presentations

Predictive Coding: Adopting and Adapting Artificial Intelligence in Civil Litigation

From isolation to inclusion: How diversity drives equitable innovation.

AI Facial Recognition Technology The Black Box Hurting Black People

Podcasts

System Flaws and Their Impacts to Families”, All That Jas Podcast with Calgary member of Parliament Jasraj Singh Hallan

Is IRCC Systemically Biased Against People from Africa.

Online

Lectures

Lawyer Client Relationship

Duty of confidentiality – Exclusion and Exceptions 1

Duty of confidentiality – Exclusion and Exceptions 2

Ethics in Criminal Defence