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Elaine Craig

  • Scholar 2007
  • Alumni
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Professor, Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University

    Elaine Craig is an associate professor at Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. She is the author of two books Troubling Sex: Towards a Legal Theory of Sexual Integrity and Putting Trial on Trial: Sexual Assault and the Failure of the Legal Profession and will publish her third in 2024: Porn on the Platform: Sexual Integrity in a Data Driver Era. She teaches and researches in the areas of constitutional law, evidence law, law and sexuality, feminist legal theory and queer legal theory.  She received her doctorate in law from Dalhousie University in October, 2010. Her doctoral research focussed on legal conceptions of sexuality, and the role of sexual integrity in law. She also holds a master’s degree in law from Yale University, a bachelor’s degree in law from Dalhousie Law School and a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Alberta.  She has published articles on sexual assault law, the criminal regulation of sex work, censorship, sexual minority equality, feminist legal theory and queer legal theory.

    My experience as a Trudeau Scholar has had a profound impact on my career and intellectual journey over the past four years.  Being a member of the Trudeau Foundation community offers so many opportunities.  First and foremost among them is the chance to meet and work with such an exceptional, and exceptionally diverse, group of people – scholars, mentors, fellows and the individuals who work to ensure that the Foundation strives to meet its objectives.  The insights about public policy in Canada and the need for responsive and accountable research that I have garnered as a consequence of my involvement with the Foundation are invaluable - the personal and professional connections irreplaceable.  Being a Trudeau Scholar was a privilege for which I am intensely grateful.