Cameron S. G. Jefferies is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. His work focuses on matters of international and domestic environmental law, oceans law and policy, energy and natural resources law, and tort law. He is the author of Marine Mammal Conservation and the Law of the Sea (Oxford University Press, 2016), co-author of the sixth edition of the leading text Tort Law (Thomson Reuters, 2017), and a co-editor of Global Environmental Change and Innovation in International Environmental Law (Cambridge University Press, 2018). His work has also appeared in leading journals and edited collections, including the Energy Law Journal, Journal of Environmental Law and Practice, and Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy.
Cameron is actively involved in the local environmental rights movement and advocates for improved environmental law and policy. He previously worked as a research associate at the Health Law Institute and qualified as a lawyer with the Edmonton firm Field LLP. He earned his doctorate in law at the University of Virginia, where he studied as a Fulbright scholar.