Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal
Chairholder, North American and Comparative Judicial and Cultural Identities

Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens is Full Professor at the Faculty of Law and Canada Research Chair in North American and Comparative Juridical and Cultural Identities. He previously taught at the faculties of law of the University of Toronto and of McGill University, in addition to having been visiting professor at various universities outside Canada (Aix- Marseille, Science Po, Case Western).

His teaching and research interests are constitutional law (domestic and comparative), civil liberties, legal theory and epistemology, and the sociology of legal cultures. His work currently focuses on the legal treatment of religious claims in multicultural liberal societies, on the relations between the civil law and common law traditions in a globalized economy, and on the legal theory of federalism. Professor Gaudreault-DesBiens is a member of the Quebec and Ontario Bars. He furthermore acts as Canadian correspondent for the British journal Public Law.

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