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About Robert J. Currie

Professor Currie is a specialist in the area of international and transnational criminal law, and he teaches a seminar course in this subject. He is the co-author of International & Transnational Criminal Law, now in its 3rd edition, as well as the Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law. An award-winning teacher, Professor Currie has authored and co-authored numerous articles and comments in this field and his work is regularly cited by Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a regular contributor to continuing legal education for both the judiciary and the practicing bar.


Present Professor of Law, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law Law and Technology Institute
Board Member, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law Dalhousie Law Journal Editorial Board

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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member of the Executive Board, Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)
Present Member, Faculty for the Federation of Law Societies' National Criminal Law Program
Present Member, Board of Directors, International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL)
Present Vice-President and Commissioner, Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia
Present Faculty Associate, Marine and Environmental law Institute
Present Member, Nova Scotia Bar
Present Coach, Schulich School of Law's Jessup Moot Team
2010 - 2017 Director, Law and Technology Institute
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Honors and Awards

  • 2008 - Dalhousie Law Students’ Society and Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Teaching


LLM, University of Edinburgh
BA Hons, St. Francis Xavier University
MA, Carleton University
LLB, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law

Contact Information

Schulich School of Law
Weldon Law Building
6061 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2


Books and Book Contributions (31)