Dr. Angela Cameron is an Associate Professor and joined the faculty in 2008. She received her LL.B. from Dalhousie University in 1998, and was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1999. She received her L.L.M. from the University of British Columbia in 2003 and her Doctorate from the University of Victoria in 2012. She was an SSHRC Doctoral Fellow, and a President’s Research Scholar at the University of Victoria.
She received the Order of Ottawa in 2018 for her community work.
Professor Cameron has been a visiting scholar at Carleton University’s Department of Law and Legal Studies in Ottawa and Kent University’s Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality at the Faculty of Law in the United Kingdom. In 2015 she was the Simone De Beauvoir Institute’s Lilian Robinson scholar in residence at Concordia University in Montreal, PC.
Professor Cameron is the English co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers. In 2015 she received the Faculty of Law’s community service award, and in 2018 she received the faculty's award for excellence in graduate supervision. From 2014 to 2020 she held the Greenberg Chair in Women in the Legal Profession, and was the Chair of FAFIA (), one of Canada’s leading feminist organisations, from 2014 to 2019.
Dr. Cameron has been the faculty advisor to a wide variety of student organisations including the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law’s Women’s Legal Mentorship Program and the OUTlaws.
She is a co-investigator on three SSHRC funded grants entitled "Surrogates Voices: Exploring Surrogate's Experiences and Insights", "Indigenous Land Reform, Indigenous law and Gender" and "Gender and Impact Benefit Agreements."
She is the co-editor (with Sari Graben and Val Napoleon) of the upcoming book, Creating Indigenous Property: Power, Rights, and Relationships (2020), and the co-editor (with Vanessa Gruben and Alana Cattapan) of Surrogacy in Canada: Critical Perspective in Law and Policy (2018).
Professor Cameron teaches Property Law; Gender, Sexuality and Law; and a graduate seminar in Contemporary Legal Issues. She co-teaches (and learns) Indigenous Legal Advocacy with Dr. Tracey Lindberg.
Professor Cameron’s research areas include: critical feminist perspectives on assisted human reproduction, LGBTQ+ family law, human rights law, sociological approaches to law and critical feminist perspectives on Indigenous-settler relations.