Catherine Morris | Board of Directors

Catherine Morris, BA (Alberta) 1974, JD (Alberta) 1978, LLM (UBC) 2001, is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria. She has taught graduate level courses in international human rights, negotiation and conflict studies at universities in Canada, Southeast Asia and Europe. She has been involved in the planning and presentation of workshops for senior officials, civil society leaders, academics, and professionals in several countries in Asia, South America and Africa. She is an Associate of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) at the University of Victoria and a former Executive Director of the UVic Institute for Dispute Resolution. Her research and writing has resulted in publications and papers on human rights, dispute resolution, and the role of religion in peacebuilding and reconciliation. She has authored or contributed to numerous LRWC statements and reports and serves as LRWC’s Main Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Ms. Morris is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association.