Suzanne Lalonde is a professor of international law and the law of the sea at the University of Montreal Faculty of Law and a research associate with ArcticNet, a network of centres of excellence in Canada. She holds a Ph.D. in public international law from the University of Cambridge, King’s College, obtained in 1997 under the supervision of James Crawford.

Her publications and research focus on core international legal principles, especially those pertaining to sovereignty and the determination of boundaries on land and at sea, with a particular emphasis on the Arctic. She is the Canadian member of the International Law Association Committee currently investigating state practice in relation to straight baselines, a member of the Canadian Arctic Security Working Group and co-editor of the journal Ocean Development and International Law.


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