Angela Campbell

Full Professor
Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity), McGill University

Old Chancellor Day Hall
3644 Peel Street
Room 51
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1W9

514-398-6694 or 514-398-1660 [Office]
angela.campbell [at] (Email)

Website: Research Group on Health and Law
Talking Teaching Profiles: Focusing attention
See her List of selected publications [.pdf] (rev. August 2015)
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Professor Campbell researches and teaches in the areas of family law, health law, criminal law, successions law and feminist legal studies. She also served as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in 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 Sister Wives, Sex Workers and Surrogates: Outlaws by Choice? (Ashgate 2013).

Professor Campbell was appointed Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity) of McGill in 2015, and she was promoted to Full Professor in April 1, 2017.


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

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

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


Full Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2017-

Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity), Office of the Provost, McGill University, 2015-

Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2013-2015

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2011-2017

Director, McGill Institute of Comparative Law, 2008-2012

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

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law (Common Law), University of Ottawa, 2002-2003

Associate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (2002)

Law Clerk to the Hon. Justice Iacobucci, Supreme Court of Canada, 2000-2001

Areas of Interest

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