Sébastien Jodoin was a Trudeau Scholar from 2011 to 2014. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law of McGill University, where is a member of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. His research seeks to understand law in the context of its relationship with processes of policy and social change, new and evolving forms of public and private governance, and the manifold forces associated with globalization. Sébastien has worked for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, the Canadian Centre for International Justice, Amnesty International Canada, and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. He holds a Ph.D. in environmental studies from Yale University, an M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Cambridge, an LL.M. in international law from the London School of Economics, and B.C.L. and LL.B. from McGill University. In addition to his Trudeau doctoral scholarship, Sébastien has received numerous awards and honours, including the 2012 Public Scholar Award from the Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, a Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities and Research Council of Canada, and a Public Interest Law Articling Fellowship from the Law Foundation of Ontario.
In his capacity as a faculty member living with multiple sclerosis, he serves as the co-chair for McGill University’s Joint Board-Senate Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities. He was a member of the Foundation’s 2020 Application and Nomination Review Committee (ANRC).