At the time of collaboration, Hanna Haile was a visiting research fellow at the McGill University Faculty of Law. Her research and writing interests lie in the fields of international human rights, migration, sustainability and intellectual property rights. She is also interested in the question of how cultural phenomena shape and are shaped by law. She was a Steinberg Postdoctoral Fellow at the McGill Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism in 2017-2018. Her current project explores the experiences of Eritrean asylum seekers and refugees in Canada, with a particular focus on their interactions with the Canadian legal system to understand the role of law in aggravating or mitigating the precariousness of their situation. She holds a J.S.D. and an LL.M. from Cornell University and an LL.B. from the University of Asmara.