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Thomas McMorrow, PhD

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director, Liberal Studies

Dr. McMorrow has a doctorate and master's degree in Law from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Law and French from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. His research embraces legal theoretical, doctrinal and qualitative methods. His work has been published in academic journals, such as the Dalhousie Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, and the Alberta Law Review. He has also published opinion-editorials for a wider audience, in such publications as Policy Options, The Toronto Star, and Huffington Post Canada. In 2016, he appeared as a witness before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs regarding Bill C-14 (on medical assistance in dying). His current academic interests include Canadian constitutional law, Indigenous law and reconciliation, end of life decision-making, legal education, and the philosophy of law.

Pariss Garramone, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Pariss Garramone's interdisciplinary work examines the intersections of creativity, experiential learning, community involvement, writing pedagogy and curriculum theory, with a focus on social and environmental justice issues. Her teaching and pedagogical research engage ecocomposition practices that draw on Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), feminist, and ecoliteracy scholarship.