Adelle Blackett, McGill University

Associate Professor Law Montreal, Quebec adelle.blackett@mcgill.ca Office: (514) 398-5096

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Professor Adelle Blackett is a William Dawson Scholar at the Faculty of Law, McGill University. She holds a doctorate in law from Columbia University, and teaches and researches in the areas of labour and employment law, trade law, and law and development.

A former official of the Intern...


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Bio/Research

Professor Adelle Blackett is a William Dawson Scholar at the Faculty of Law, McGill University. She holds a doctorate in law from Columbia University, and teaches and researches in the areas of labour and employment law, trade law, and law and development.

A former official of the International Labour Office in Geneva, she currently directs the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory at McGill and is a founding steering committee member of the international Labour Law Research Network. She is also a research coordinator for the Quebec based Inter-university Research Centre on Globalization and Work. In 2009, Professor Blackett was appointed by the National Assembly of Quebec to the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission (CDPDJ).

She is also currently an independent expert to the International Labour Office in a tripartite (government, workers and employers) labour law reform initiative in Haïti. Dr. Blackett has held short visiting appointments to the Australian National University and the African Development Bank, with whom she organized a videoconference based course on International Development Law. She is the recipient of the 2010-11 Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research.



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