Professor Shauna Van Praagh, McGill University and Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The workshop will be facilitated by Professor Shauna Van Praagh, of the Faculty of Law of McGill University in Montreal and Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Professor Van Praagh is an internationally recognised expert on legal education, law and literature, and legal pluralism. In her research, she adopts a methodological approach grounded in legal pluralism, a sensibility to identity-based narrative and critique, and a particular emphasis on literary sources and style. At McGill, she has designed and delivered the highly successful Seminar on Legal Education, which is aimed at future law teachers.
Professor Van Praagh has published widely on legal education, including her recent book, Building Justice: Frank Iacobucci and the Life Cycles of Law (University of Toronto Press, 2022). She is the co-editor of Law and Learning in the Time of Pandemic - A Collage (with David Sandomierski (Lex Electronica), and she has written about her Legal Education Seminar in the Journal of Legal Education.
Professor Carl Stychin, Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal studies
Professor Van Praagh will be supported with the workshop by the Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Professor Carl Stychin. As Director, Professor Stychin has championed the role of the Institute as a national hub for legal education and scholarship.