Marel Katsivela


Marel Katsivela
Associate Professor

Ph.D.(Université de Montréal-Canada/Université de Nantes-France)
LL.M. (York University - Canada)
LL.M. (University of Arkansas-United States)
LL.M. (Université de Brest-France)
Maîtrise (Université de Grenoble II-France)

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Marel Katsivela


Marel Katsivela joined the common law program in French at the University of Ottawa in 2010. Her research lies in the areas of transportation law (Ph.D. thesis topic), maritime law and comparative law. She is mostly interested in maritime law and common law/civil law comparative questions at the domestic and the international levels.

Pr. Katsivela worked as an attorney in New York for three years before pursuing an academic career. She is a member of the bars of New York, Greece (Piraeus) and Upper Canada (Canada). Before joining the University of Ottawa Pr. Katsivela taught at the College of the Bahamas Department of Law in Nassau (Bahamas) for four years. She is currently teaching maritime law and common law torts-civil law extra-contractual liability (Programme de Droit Canadien).

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