Selected Professional Appointments
- Director & Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Urban Studies Program
- Associate Director, Partnerships & Outreach, School of Cities
- Senior Associate, Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs
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.