Craig Forcese

Senior Research Affiliate

Dr. Craig Forcese is a Vice Dean and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa. He teaches Public International Law, National Security Law, Administrative Law and Public Law/Legislation.  Much of his present research and writing relates to National Security, Human Rights and Democratic Accountability.

He is the author of National Security Law: Canadian Practice in International Perspective and co-editor of Human Rights and Anti-terrorism.  He is also co-author of International Law: Doctrine, Theory and Practice and Laws of Government: The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy and co-editor of Public Law: Cases, Commentary and Materials.

Prior to joining the law school faculty, Craig practiced law with the Washington D.C. office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP for two years, specializing in International Trade and Commercial Law. He has a B.A. from McGill, an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, an LL.B. (summa cum laude) from University of Ottawa and an LL.M. from Yale University.

He is a member in good standing of the bars of Ontario, New York and the District of Columbia.

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