BA(H) (U of T); MA (CU); JD (U of W); LLM (LSE); SJD (U of T)
Dr. Barnes is currently the Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. Her expertise spans public and private international law, with emphasis on access to justice and remedies in dispute resolution. She completed her SJD at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Council on International Law, among others. Her work has appeared in international peer-reviewed journals and was recognized by the American and European Societies of International Law. She is currently on the editorial board of the Canadian Yearbook of International Law.
Previously, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Lautherpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge and Schulich Fellow at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Her academic work builds on extensive professional background in international legal and policy issues within government and at the International Criminal Court. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and began her legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Federal Court.