Dean and Professor of Law
Mark Walters began his five-year term as Dean of Law on July 1, 2019. He is recognized as one of Canada’s leading scholars in public and constitutional law, legal history and legal theory. Dean Walters has researched and published extensively in these areas, with a special emphasis on the rights of Indigenous peoples, institutional structures and the history of legal ideas.
Assistant Dean- Juris Doctor and Graduate Legal Studies
Dr. Phillip Drew has recently joined the faculty of Law as our Assistant Dean, Juris Doctor and Graduate Legal Studies. Phil is well known to Queen’s Law. He is a graduate of Queen’s Law (JD ‘00 & LL.M. ’12), and has been teaching International Humanitarian Law for the Queen’s Global Law Program since 2012. He is also the founding Director of the Queen’s Specialized Program in International Law and Politics for undergrads at the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle.
Associate Professor / Associate Dean, Graduate Studies & Research
Assistant Dean, Education Innovation and Online Programs
Professor / Associate Dean, Academic
Erik S. Knutsen is Professor and Associate Dean (Academic) at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He has also taught in the Queen’s School of Medicine and as a core faculty member in Queens’ interdisciplinary Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality program. His areas of academic interest include insurance law, tort, accident law, medical malpractice, civil procedure and the civil litigation system.