Order of Canada recipient Kim Pate joins College of Law

The U of S College of Law welcomed Order of Canada recipient Kim Pate as the Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights on July 1.

By University Communications
Pate is currently the executive director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, a federation of autonomous societies that work with, and on behalf of, marginalized, victimized, criminalized and institutionalized women and girls throughout Canada. A lawyer and teacher by trade, she has completed post-graduate studies in the area of forensic mental health and has worked extensively with youth and men during her 30-year career in and around the Canadian legal and penal systems.

Pate was appointed a member of the Order of Canada on June 30 for advocating on behalf of women who are marginalized, victimized or incarcerated, and for her research on women in the criminal justice system.

During her one-year term as the Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights, Pate will support courses and research in human rights at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Read the full story at the College of Law website.