Originally from Newfoundland, Dr Sara L. Seck (LLB, Toronto; PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School) is an Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Law and Marine & Environmental Law Institute at Dalhousie University. Prior to joining Dalhousie in 2017, she served on the faculty of an Ontario law school for 10 years. At Dalhousie, Sara teaches in the areas of environmental law, business and environment, and private international law. In 2015, Seck was the recipient of the Emerging Scholarship Award from the Academy of Environmental Law of the IUCN (World Conservation Union) in recognition of her research contributions on sustainable mining and international environmental law. Among other publications, she is a co-editor of Global Environmental Change and Innovation in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017). She is affiliated in a volunteer capacity with many international associations, and currently serves as the deputy director for North America for the Global Network on the Study of Human Rights and the Environment.