Professor Linda C. Reif, University of Windsor (LLB), University of Cambridge (LLM), has been a member of the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta since 1987. Professor Reif has published extensively on national human rights institutions, ombuds institutions, children’s rights institutions, international human rights law and international business and trade. Her work appears in Canadian, US, European and Asia-Pacific publications, including her book, The Ombudsman, Good Governance and the International Human Rights System (Brill/Martinus Nijhoff), second edition in 2019, co-authorship of International Law: Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada (Emond Montgomery, 9th edition in press), and numerous book chapters and law review articles, including in the Harvard Human Rights Journal and Human Rights Law Review.
Professor Reif has provided editing, consulting and academic services to organizations such as the Commonwealth Secretariat, International Ombudsman Institute (IOI), Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Uniform Law Conference of Canada. She served as her Faculty’s Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) in 1998-1999 and 2009-2011.