Faculty News

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017

Photos of Professors Alschner and Craft

I would like to take this opportunity to announce the arrival of two new professors at the Faculty.


Wolfgang Alschner


Wolfgang Alschner joined the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section on January 1, 2017 as an Assistant Professor. His research is primarily focused on international economic law and the computational analysis of law.


Professor Alschner holds a PhD in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, a Master of Law from Stanford Law School, a Master in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute as well as an LLB from the University of London and a BA in International Relations from the University of Dresden, Germany.


Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, he worked for several years as an individual contractor for UNCTAD’s Section on International Investment Agreements and as a research fellow at the Graduate Institute in Geneva and the World Trade Institute in Bern, Switzerland.


You can reach Professor Alschner by email at Wolfgang.Alschner@uOttawa.ca, or by telephone at 613-562-5800, ext. 3283.



Aimée Craft


Aimée Craft will join the Faculty of Law as an Assistant Professor on July 1, 2017. A graduate of the French Common Law Program (LL.B. 2004), she has been teaching at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law since 2014. Her research interests focus on Aboriginal Law, Indigenous Legal Traditions, Torts, Gender and the Law, and Legal Methods.


Professor Craft holds a Master of Law from the University of Victoria, an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Manitoba (Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface).


Professor Craft currently leads a project on Anishinaabe Water Law; her work is tied to a larger research project examining the right to clean water in First Nations, which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). She has served as Director of Research at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and has recently been named Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.


Professor Craft is also the author of “Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One”, which won the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book and the Manitoba Historical Society Margaret McWilliams Scholarly Book Award in 2014.



François J. Larocque, PhD

Interim Dean

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