Stefanie Carsley

Stefanie Carsley
Stefanie Carsley
Assistant Professor

Doctor of Civil Law (DCL), McGill University, 2020
Master of Laws (LLM), University of Toronto, 2013
Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (BCL/LLB), McGill University, 2011
Bachelor of Arts (BA), McGill University, 2007


Dr. Stefanie Carsley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, Common Law Section where she researches and teaches in the areas of family law, health law and tort law. Her research focuses on Canadian law and policy responses to assisted reproduction (surrogacy, in vitro fertilization, and sperm, egg and embryo donation). She is currently the principal investigator for a SSHRC-funded qualitative study entitled “Surrogacy Laws in Canada: Exploring Intended Parents’ Experiences and Perspectives” (2021-2023). She is a member of uOttawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics and uOttawa’s Public Law Centre, and is called to the Bar in Ontario.