Professor Carissima Mathen has been named Executive Co-Editor of the upcoming 6th edition of the leading textbook Canadian Constitutional Law. Addtionally, Professor Vanessa MacDonnell, Co-Director of the uOttawa Public Law Centre, and Professor Peter Oliver, founding Co-Director, have been named to the book’s Editorial Board.
Edited by Colleen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Theriault, and Sridhar Venkatapuram, Vulnerable: The Law, Policy & Ethics of COVID-19 confronts the vulnerabilities and interconnectedness exposed by the pandemic, along with our legal and policy responses.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau—Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS)—has been awarded the University Research Chair on Technology and Society, a fitting recognition of his proven leadership and research record. His excellence, productivity and achievements since joining the Faculty in September 2016 have been recognized in the academic world and beyond. His tireless interdisciplinary research on issues of law and technology consistently highlights contemporary issues of importance to the entire international community.
As COVID-19 continues to challenge Canada and the world in unprecedented ways, the scientific community has focused efforts on a wide range of responses, from developing vaccines to deploying new digital technologies to help track and contain the pandemic. Professor Michael Geist has made repeated valuable contributions to this ongoing discourse.
We are excited to announce a new book forthcoming: Vulnerable: The Law, Policy & Ethics of COVID-19, edited by Colleen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Theriault, and Sridhar Venkatapuram.