How do you teach leadership? Can you truly train an individual to be a leader? An emerging interdisciplinary group of uOttawa faculty members is exploring innovative ways of doing just that. They are endeavouring to spread their leadership training methods across disciplines, to move leadership development beyond its traditional home in business schools, and to link the application of leadership directly to research. The experiment has already begun at the Faculty of Law.
On September 10, 2019 the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced that Karen Jensen, former assistant dean and professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, has been appointed as Canada’s first Pay Equity Commissioner.
Canadian lawyer and University of Ottawa law school alumnus Dudley Maseko, JD ‘15, has established an academic scholarship program at Africa’s top-ranked university, the University of Cape Town, in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Common Law Section is proud to announce that Professor Errol Mendes has been selected as a new fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), distinguishing him as one of Canada’s most valued and important scholars. He will be formally inducted at the RSC’s celebration of excellence in November, in Ottawa.
The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section is saddened to learn of the death of Thomas A. McDougall Q.C., LL.B. 1966, who passed away peacefully before sunrise on Monday, August 5 in Ottawa. As Chairman Emeritus and Founding Partner of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, he and the firm have had strong ties to the law school for decades.
Dean Dodek announced the appointment of Vivek Krishnamurthy as the inaugural Samuelson-Glushko Professor of Law and new Director of the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC).