Ron Deibert, Founder and Director of the Citizen Lab has received the University of Toronto’s Carolyn Tuohy Impact on Public Policy Award. The award is presented to a top University of Toronto faculty member who has made a significant impact on national and international public policy. One of the most internatonally prominent works produced by the Citizen Lab is “GhostNet: Investigating Cyber Espionage” , which was released in 2009. GhostNet was followed in 2010 by the highly publicised investigative report entitled “Shadows in the Cloud.” In addition to Ron’s notable achievements in the realm of cyberspace research, his large level of commitment to his students is greatly applauded.

From University of Toronto Political Science Department