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Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick

Kerri A. Froc is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick. She is also writing a book tentatively titled, “The Gendered Constitution.” It concerns gender equality in Canadian constitutional law.

Dr. Froc received her Ph.D. from Queen’s University (2016), her Master of Laws from the University of Ottawa (2009); her Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (1996); and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Regina (1993). Her research interests include sex equality, theories of constitutional interpretation, access to justice, reproductive rights, rights of political representation, and complex rights violations experienced by working women, poor women and racialized and Indigenous women.

Before completing her Ph.D., Dr. Froc spent 18 years as a lawyer, including 10 years working as a staff lawyer for the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). While at the CBA, she worked on issues concerning diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and successfully lobbied for governmental benefits to be paid for the self-employed during parental leave. She is an advisor for the current litigation commenced by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association against abortion restrictions in New Brunswick and a Board member of the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity. She is a member of the Saskatchewan (1997) and New Brunswick (2020) bars.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick

Education

  • 2016 
    Queen's University, Ph.D.