Phillip Drew has recently joined the faculty of Law as our Acting Assistant Dean, Juris Doctor (JD). He has been teaching International Humanitarian Law for the Queen’s Global Law Program since 2012 and is 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.

Phil served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 31 years before moving into academia. During the first half of his military career he was as an Intelligence Officer – serving in the Middle East during the first Gulf War, and in Rwanda in 1994-95. He spent the latter half of his military career as a lawyer in the Office of the Judge Advocate General.

For the past several years Phil has been teaching international law at the Australian National University, where he is an Associate Professor with the College of Law.