Shirley Greenberg Chair and Associate Professor
Room: 57 Louis Pasteur St, room 341
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 3328
Work E-mail: A.Cameron@uOttawa.ca
Dr. Angela Cameron is an Associate Professor. She received her LL.B. from Dalhousie University in 1998, and was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1999. She received her L.L.M. from the University of British Columbia in 2003 and her Doctorate from the University of Victoria in 2012. She was an SSHRC Doctoral Fellow, and a President’s Research Scholar at the University of Victoria.
Professor Cameron has been a visiting scholar at Carleton University’s Department of Law and Legal Studies in Ottawa and Kent University’s Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality at the Faculty of Law in the United Kingdom. In 2015 she was the Simone De Beauvoir Institute’s Lilian Robinson scholar in residence at Concordia University in Montreal, PC.
Professor Cameron is the Chair of FAFIA (http://fafia-afai.org/en/), one of Canada’s leading feminist organisations, as well as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, and the Canadian Association of Law Teachers. In 2015 she received the Faculty of Law’s community service award.
Dr. Cameron has been the faculty advisor to the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law’s Women’s Legal Mentorship Program and is currently the advisor the OUTlaws LGBTQ student group.
She is a co-investgator on an SSHRC funded grant entitled ‘Community and Economic Development in Arctic Canada’ (CEDAC) with Dr. Jackie Dawson, Department of Geography, University of Ottawa and the principle investigator on a University of Ottawa RDP Seed Grant (with Sarah Morales and Darren O’Toole) entitled “Indigenous Land Reform, Customary law and Gender” .
Professor Cameron teaches Property Law, Constitutional Law II, Gender, Sexuality and Law, Restorative Justice, and a graduate seminar in Legal Theory.
Professor Cameron’s research is generally in the area of social justice, with a particular focus on the equality interests of women. Professor Cameron’s research areas include criminal law, restorative justice, property law, reproductive technologies law, family law, legal theory, sociological approaches to law, and human rights law.
She is the administrator of Bloggingforequality.ca