New Faces at the Faculty for Fall 2014


Published: 28Aug2014

The Faculty is delighted to welcome three new members of the Law community this fall: Professor Sébastien Jodoin, Anne-Sophie Hulin and Justice Louise Provost.

Sébastien Jodoin (first photo) joined the Faculty as Assistant Professor on August 1st. Professor Jodoin is currently completing a PhD in environmental studies (law and public policy) at Yale, where is also a Faculty Associate of the Governance, Environment & Markets Initiative. His research seeks to understand law in the context of its relationship with processes of policy and social change, new and evolving forms of public and private governance, and the manifold forces associated with globalization. In the coming year, Professor Jodoin will teach courses on sustainable development law and judicial review. .

Professor Jodoin holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge, a master’s in law from the London School of Economics, and a BCL/LLB from McGill. Prior to joining the Faculty, he worked for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, the Canadian Centre for International Justice, Amnesty International Canada, and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

Professor Jodoin has received numerous awards and honours, including the 2012 Public Scholar Award from the Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and a Doctoral Scholarship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

Anne-Sophie Hulin (second photo) is the new assistant director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. A graduate of l’Ecole Normale Supérieure in Law and Economics, Anne-Sophie Hulin has completed a master in Comparative law at Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II) in 2010.

She is currently completing a doctoral thesis in private and comparative law working on philanthropy towards art museums in France, the United States and Quebec. Since 2010, she has been a guest researcher in several North American institutions, including DePaul University, NYU, and finally McGill University in 2013-2014. She also taught a course about the interactions between law and the cultural and audiovisual sectors  at the French Press Institute between 2010 and 2012.

Justice Louise Provost will be Judge in Residence at the Faculty. Appointed to the Court of Quebec in Montreal, Criminal and Penal Division, in May 1991, Louise Provost became Associate Chief Justice in criminal and penal matters for all of Quebec in 1995. In March 2003, she was appointed to the Professions Tribunal. In December 2003, she was named Vice-President of the Tribunal and on December 31, 2005, she became its President.

Justice Provost is interested in ethics and judicial conduct, and has lectured on the subject for many years. She will teach a course on ethics, rules of professional conduct and professional law at the Faculty this fall, and share her experience and wisdom with our community.

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