Maroussia Lévesque is a CIGI senior fellow, a doctoral candidate at Harvard Law School and an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She researches artificial intelligence (AI) governance.
Maroussia contributes to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers standard on algorithmic bias and the Indigenous Protocol and Artificial Intelligence Working Group. She previously led the AI and human rights file at Global Affairs Canada and consulted for the Global Partnership on AI. She holds degrees from Concordia University, McGill University and Harvard University, is a member of the Quebec Bar and clerked for the Chief Justice at the Quebec Court of Appeal.
Her research creation in digital media includes a touchscreen mapping extraordinary renditions for the Obx Laboratory of Experimental Media and an interactive architecture performance in collaboration with the Topological Media Lab (Hexagram, Concordia University). Her community involvement focuses on undocumented migrants and asylum seekers, working pro bono with various refugee organizations in Canada and the United States. She also volunteered on gender-based violence and criminal matters in Haiti (Lawyers Without Borders) and on digital literacy in Brazil (Alternatives).