Nathalie Chalifour is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on the intersection between environmental law, the economy, and social justice. Her most recent articles focus on the constitutionality of carbon pricing policies, climate litigation, equality rights and the environment and sustainable food policy. She is the co-editor of three international books, including “Energy, Governance and Sustainability” and a collection on Environmental Taxation. She was a contributing editor of a looseleaf text on Brownfields in Canada for a decade. She is currently co-leading a five year SSHRC-funded project on Environmental Justice in Canadian Law and Policy. Prior to joining the Law Faculty, Nathalie was senior advisor to the President of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, and policy advisor for World Wildlife Fund and IUCN. She also taught at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. She holds a Doctorate in law from Stanford University (2005) and a Master in Juridical Sciences (1999) which she obtained as a Stanford Program in International Legal Studies Fellow and Fulbright scholar.
Nathalie Chalifour is a Research Partner in the Greening Growth Partnership project.