The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that beginning July 1, 2020, CLTS Faculty member Dr. Jennifer Chandler has been named Interim Director of the Centre for Health Law, Politics and Ethics.
A founding member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, Dr. Jennifer Chandler is a Full Professor and the Bertram Loeb Research Chair at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa. She has been a core member of the Centre for Health Law, Politics and Ethics since its establishment, leading its work on multidisciplinary bioethics. Her research focuses on intersections between neuroscience/psychiatry and the law as well as issues of organ donation law and policy.
Dr. Chandler is internationally recognized for her research and writing in the law and ethics of the brain sciences. She is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the International Neuroethics Society, and serves on international editorial boards in the field, including Clinical Neuroethics (part of the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics), the Springer Book Series Advances in Neuroethics, and the Palgrave-MacMillan Book Series Law, Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is also a member of the international advisory boards for the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière (ICM) Neuroethics Network (Paris), and the Société française de psychologie juridique (Paris).
Congratulations to Dr. Chandler!