Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Tax Prof Kim Brooks (McGill) has been named Dean of the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. From the press release:
Professor Brooks graduated with a BA from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Laws from UBC and a Master of Laws (Taxation) from York University, Osgoode Hall Law School. Between UBC and York she worked for the firm Stikeman Elliott as a tax lawyer. Presently she holds the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, having previously held appointments in the Faculties of Law at UBC and Queens, respectively. ...
Professor Brooks has significant experience with curriculum reform, strategic planning and advancement. She shows inexhaustible energy and passion for the law, for students and for law schools. She has a broad understanding of the changing contexts of legal education and law schools, and is deeply committed to seizing the opportunity before the Schulich School of Law to take the lead in curriculum reform, to increase its scholarly impact, to cultivate the professional legal community and to encourage students to work in the public interest.