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Camille Cameron named Schulich School of Law Dean

Posted by School of Law on June 8, 2015 in News, Community, Alumni & Friends

President Richard Florizone announced to the Dalhousie community today the appointment of Ms. Camille Cameron as Dean of the Schulich School of Law for a five-year term. 

Ms. Cameron is currently Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, and as Dean is a member of Senate, Deans' Council, Faculty Council, and serves on various other institutional- and Faculty-level committees and working groups at University of Windsor. For 10 years prior to her appointment as Dean at University of Windsor, Ms. Cameron held numerous appointments at University of Melbourne (including Director, Civil Justice Research Group and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies) and at City University of Hong Kong in the 1990s. Prior to commencing her career in academia, Ms. Cameron was a practicing lawyer at Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales in Halifax from 1982-1992.

Ms. Cameron has over 20 years of international consulting and advisory experience. Her areas of research interest include: administration of and access to civil justice, dispute resolution, class actions, the regulatory role of civil litigation, tobacco litigation, comparative civil procedures, and court reform in transitional legal systems.

Ms. Cameron earned her LL.M. at University of Cambridge and her LL.B. at University of New Brunswick.

"Provost Watters and I look forward to working closely with Camille in the months and years ahead. Camille will commence the Deanship on September 1," says President Florizone. "I also take this opportunity to once again thank Kim Brooks for her five-year tenure as Dean, and her excellent service to the Schulich School of Law and Dalhousie University. I know you will join me in wishing her well as she returns to teaching and research."

  • Ms. Cameron will be the sixteenth Dean of the law school, and the third woman to serve in the position.
  • Ms. Cameron's term as Dean will begin September 1, 2015. 
  • Ms. Cameron will succeed Dean Kimberley Brooks, who will step down after five years as Dean of the Schulich School of Law on June 30, 2015.

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Lindsay Loomer
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Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University