Assistant Professor of Law
Business Law, Privacy Law, Health Law, Antidiscrimination Law
Professor Ajunwa joined the law school in 2014 as an Assistant Professor of Law.
She teaches Contracts, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Negotiations. She has been nominated each year for the Outstanding Faculty Award.
Professor Ajunwa is also a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University. In addition to holding a juris doctor, she recently earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University. Her book, "The Quantified Worker" which examines the interaction of law and technology in the modern workplace, is forthcoming in 2018 from Cambridge University Press.
Please visit her personal website at ifeomaajunwa.com for more information.
List of Publications
Selected Other Writings
- A call to 'ban the box' on college applications, Washington Examiner (November 10, 2015)
- The other big US Supreme Court decision we should be celebrating is one no one’s talking about, Quartz Magazine (June 29, 2015)
- There is No Guarantee of Anonymity for Online Genetic Databases, NY Times Room for the Debate (March 2, 2015)
Do You Know Where Your Health Data Is?, HuffingtonPost (February 13, 2015)
United Nations Human Rights Council, Report to the 4th Session: Effects of and Recommendations for the Eradication of the Illicit Transfer and Dumping of Toxic Waste, UNHRC, 4th session, A/HRC/4/NGO/11
-- cited in The Influx of Used Electronics into Africa: A Perilous Trend, 5/1 Law, Environment and Development Journal (2009), p. 90
Trafigura’s One Million Euro Fine For Hazardous Waste, Opinio Juris (July 29, 2010)
- Quoted in The Guardian: "Wellness programs at work: could your boss be spying on your health?," February 29, 2016.
- Quoted in CNN: "Workplace wellness programs put employee privacy at risk," October 2, 2015.
- Quoted in Buzzfeed: "Your DNA Could Soon Be Used In Your Work’s Wellness Program," November 9, 2015.
- Quoted in Bloomberg: "The Pitfalls of Health-Care Companies’ Addiction to Big Data," September 23, 2015.
- Quoted in Nature: "To Share is Human," Nature Biotechnology, Volume 33, number 8. August, 2015.
- Featured in This Week in Health Law (TWIHL) Podcast: GINA, Genetic Discrimination, and Disparate Impact, July 6th, 2015.
- Quoted in MotherBoard Vice: "These Are All the Things That Could Go Wrong with 23andMe's Drug Development," March 19, 2015.