Sabbatical coming up? Doctoral student in your third year? Think about these opportunities at Schulich (Dalhousie) school of law in Halifax. Great community out there, feminists (for instance, the Dean, and two new faculty members, here and here) abound in many substantive areas (not just law of the sea), Halifax is lovely (the OCEAN), and other non ocean related goodness as well.
Schulich Distinguished Visiting Scholar: Call for Expressions of Interest (2013‐2014)
The Schulich Distinguished Visiting Scholar, an academic with an established record of scholarly achievement, will be
expected to enliven the intellectual life of the faculty by participating in our scholarly activities (giving a public seminar
or lecture) and by teaching one course (to be determined in consultation with the Dean). He or she will be expected to
spend a minimum of one term (either September through December or January through April) at the Schulich School of
Law at Dalhousie University and may spend the academic year.
The Schulich Visiting Scholar will receive a stipend of up to $20,000. For more information & how to apply click here (pdf).
The Schulich Fellowship: Call for Expressions of Interest
The Schulich Fellow is expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie
University in a way that supports his or her development as a scholar and teacher. The Schulich Fellow is expected to teach
up to six credits (possibly in the first year program) and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the faculty,
including by participating in the faculty seminar series. It is anticipated that he or she will be working toward publishing parts
of his or her graduate work and conducting new research. It is not anticipated that the Fellow will carry administrative
responsibilities. The Fellow is expected to be in residence at the School from the beginning of August 2013 through the end of
Applications will be adjudicated on a combination of academic record (including research productivity) and the fit between
the applicant’s research and teaching interests and the clusters of research and teaching at the School. Applicants are
expected to be doctoral students in at least their third year of their doctoral studies.
The Schulich Fellow will receive a stipend of up to $40,000. For more information & how to apply click here (pdf).
Learn more about Claire Mummé, Osgoode doctoral candidate and inaugural Schulich fellow, here.
Four pieces of exciting news from Dalhousie Schulich, including at least three feminist scholars – more on these great people throughout the summer, for those who don’t already know them. Did your faculty hire new people that IFLS should know? Please drop me a note.
MACBAIN CHAIR IN HEALTH LAW & POLICY: Joanna Erdman will join us in July as the first MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy. Joanna, currently a Resident Fellow of the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice at Yale Law School, is an exceptional scholar in health law and policy – particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health law. She earned a Masters of Law from Harvard Law School and a JD from the University of Toronto. Joanna has published extensively in leading international journals and has presented widely on topics such as harm reduction in safe abortion, the regulation of emergency contraception, and HPV vaccines policy. As the MacBain Chair, she will be teaching public law and health law.
Dr Elaine Craig, Assistant Professor, has been a faculty colleague at the Schulich School of Law since 2007. Elaine is a distinguished legal scholar, receiving the Dalhousie Doctoral Thesis Award for the Humanities for her JSD thesis in 2011 and a prestigious Trudeau Scholarship in 2007. She holds a Masters in Law from Yale and an LLB from the Schulich School of Law (where she was the Gold Medalist in 2004). An award-winning teacher, Elaine received the 2010-11 Dalhousie Law Students’ Society and Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2007 Dalhousie Student Union Award for Teaching Excellence in the Faculty of Law. Her research interests include constitutional and evidence law, queer and feminist legal theory, and the conceptualization of sexuality across legal contexts, particularly in areas of public law. Elaine will be teaching constitutional law and torts.
Jon Penney is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and a Research Fellow at the Citizen Lab and Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs (U of T). A Dalhousie grad, he studied at Columbia Law School as a Fulbright Scholar and at Oxford as a Mackenzie King Scholar, where he was associate editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. As a Google Policy Fellow in 2011, he helped lead the OpenNet Initiative’s Transparency Project, a collaboration between the Citizen Lab and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Jon taught as a Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University (New Zealand) and was a lawyer with the federal Department of Justice. His research interests include constitutional/human rights law, intellectual property, and digital media law & policy. We look forward to having Jon join us in August.
SCHULICH VISITING SCHOLAR
Claire Mummé is our inaugural Schulich Visiting Scholar, and a doctoral candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Toronto, an LLB from Osgoode Hall, and an LLM from New York University School of Law. Claire is a CGS Fellow of the Social Science Research Council of Canada, and a 2010-11 McMurtry Fellow of the Osgoode Legal History Society. Her primary research and teaching interest is in the law of the labour market, with a specific focus on labour, employment and human rights law. Her current research focuses on the overlap, interaction and disjuncture between the different legal regimes that regulate and organize the waged-work relationship in the Anglo-American world. In addition to her research, Claire will be teaching torts. We will welcome Claire to Halifax later this summer.
The visiting scholar program is designed for colleagues who would like to spend some time in Halifax and at the Schulich School at Dalhousie on sabbatical. The fellow program is designed for graduate students with academic aspirations. (links are to the calls for expressions of interest)
Deadline on the visiting scholar program (which includes a requirement that you teach + a stipend is December 1, 2011. Deadline on the Fellowship program (stipend of up to $40K) is December 15, 2011 (here’s a bit more information on that one):
The Schulich Fellow is expected to teach up to six credits (possibly in the first year program) and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the faculty, including by participating in the faculty seminar series. It is anticipated that he or she will be working toward publishing parts of his or her graduate work and conducting new research. It is not anticipated that the Fellow will carry administrative responsibilities. The Fellow is expected to be in residence at the School from the beginning of August 2012 through the end of May 2013.
Pic is of Halifax, a lovely small city. Dalhousie is off to the right I think (comment bait).