An Associate Professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, René Provost specializes in Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Environmental Law, and legal theory. He was the Associate Dean (Academic) of McGill’s Faculty of Law from 2001 to 2003, founding Director of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism from 2005 to 2010, and president of the Société québécoise de droit international from 2002 to 2006. Extensively published as an author and editor, Dr. Provost once clerked for the Honourable Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Université de Montréal, a Master of Laws from the University of California at Berkeley, and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.