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Angela Campbell

Associate Professor
Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)

New Chancellor Day Hall
3644 Peel Street
Room 408
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1W9
514-398-6635 [Office]
angela [dot] campbell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Angela Campbell

Website: Research Group on Health and Law
Talking Teaching Profiles: Focusing attention
See her List of selected publications [.pdf] (rev. April 2014)
Follow Angela Campbell on Twitter: @angelarcampbell


Professor Campbell researches and teaches in the areas of family law, health law, criminal law, successions law and feminist legal studies. She is currently the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at McGill Law. Previously she has served as Director of the McGill Institute of Comparative Law and a convener of the McGill Research Group on Health and Law.

Professor Campbell earned her B.A. (Hons), B.C.L. and LL.B. degrees from McGill University. She completed her LL.M. at Harvard Law School as a Frank Knox fellow and Langdon H. Gammon fellow. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law at McGill, she clerked for The Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Iacobucci at the Supreme Court of Canada, and taught at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law (Common Law).

Professor Campbell’s research as been funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, La Fondation du Barreau du Quebec, La Chambre des Notaires du Québec, and the Foundation for Legal Research.

Professor Campbell is happy to supervise graduate and postdoctoral students working on topics germane to family law, criminal justice, the child and law, feminist theory, successions, women's health and reproductive rights, disability and legal pluralism.  

In 2011, she was awarded the John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award.

She is the author of the forthcoming book, Sister Wives, Sex Workers and Surrogates: Outlaws by Choice? (Ashgate 2013).


LL.M. (Harvard Law School) 1999-2000

B.C.L./ LL.B., (McGill University) 1995-99

B.A.(Hons), (McGill University) 1992-95


Director, McGill Institute of Comparative Law, 2008-2012

Associate Professor, McGill University, Faculty of Law, 2011-

Assistant Professor, McGill University, Faculty of Law, 2003-2011

Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law (Common Law), 2002-03

Associate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (2002)

Law Clerk to the Hon. Justice Iacobucci, Supreme Court of Canada, 2000-01

Areas of Interest

Family law, health law, criminal law, wills and estates, children and the law.