Anette Sikka received her J.D. from Dalhousie University in Canada in 2002, was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2007, and passed the Alabama bar examination in 2014. She is currently awaiting a defense date for her dissertation on trafficking in persons and global migration, in support of a Doctorate of Laws (LL.D) from the University of Ottawa. Anette has worked for the United Nations, United States Department of State and Non-Governmental Organizations in several countries including Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq, providing rule of law expertise, police training, and training and policy advice on gender and security sector reform.
Anette has taught at the University of Ottawa, Carleton University and the University of Alabama law school in the fields of human rights, international law and immigration law. Her research interests are in the areas of labor and employment law, gender, immigration and animal law. She recently joined the faculty of law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU for the 2014-2015 academic year.