Heather Cameron is pursuing an international dual JD programme in Canadian and American law through American University Washington College of Law and the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. She will receive law degrees from both schools in 2017.
While at American University, Cameron worked as a Student Attorney at the university’s International Human Rights Law Clinic, where she worked with a women’s rights advocate from DR Congo to draft a petition for submission to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. She also did research on comparative law in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Cameron has also worked as a Trade and Economic Policy Intern at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, as well interning at the International Organisation for Migration in Geneva.
At the University of Ottawa, in addition to serving as an Open AIR Researcher, Cameron is currently an Intern at the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, where she is researching the effect of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s copyright provisions on Canadian law. Before entering law school, Cameron received her BA in Psychology from Montreal’s McGill University and taught English in Chile.