These are some of the graduate students at the University of Ottawa whose work relates to environmental justice.

Click through to the student’s profiles for more information about their research!

Current Students

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Angela Lee (PhD)

- Supervisors: Heather McLeod-Kilmurray and Lynda Collins

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Justine Bouquier (PhD)

- Title of thesis: « la prise en compte des ordres juridiques autochtones par le droit international des droits de la personne » / “Indigenous legal orders’ inclusion in international human rights”
- Supervisor: Sophie Thériault (University of Ottawa)


Anna Romaniszyn (LLM)

- Supervisor: Nathalie Chalifour


Tamunobelema Itamunoala (LLM)

- Supervisor: Nathalie Chalifour


Erin Dobbelsteyn (LLM)

- Supervisor: Nathalie Chalifour

Past Students


Semie Sama (PhD, 2017)
- Title of thesis: “Harnessing Environmental Justice to Protect Against Land-Grabbing in Cameroon”
- Supervisor: Nathalie Chalifour

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Michelle Sanders (LLM with a concentration in Global Sustainability and Environmental Law, 2017)
- Title of research paper: “Practical Challenges to Implementing the Precautionary Principle in Canadian Environmental Law”
- Supervisor: Nathalie Chalifour


Carla Sbert (PhD, 2019)

- Title of thesis: “Ecological Law Re-formation: Obstacles and Opportunities in Canadian Mining”
- Supervisors: Heather McLeod-Kilmurray and Nathalie Chalifour