Shauna Brail

Selected Professional Appointments

  • Director & Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Urban Studies Program
  • Senior Associate, Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs
Shauna Brail head shot

Shauna Brail

Shauna Brail is an economic geographer whose research focuses on the transformation of cities and communities as a result of economic, social and cultural change.  Her work on innovation and disruption in urban mobility explores the emergence, governance, challenges and opportunities posed by ride hailing. In addition, she is examining the urban implications associated with the convergence of ride hailing and autonomous vehicles.

Specialty Focus Areas

Cities, innovation, ridehailing, transformations in urban mobility, municipal regulation and policy.

Email: shauna.brail@utoronto.ca
Phone: (416) 978-7463 or (416) 978-0965
Website: http://sites.utoronto.ca/innis/urban/faculty.html
Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.): @shaunabrail

UTTRI Faculty Snapshot, January 11, 2019