Heather Cameron


    Heather Cameron is pursuing an international dual JD program in Canadian and American law through American University Washington College of Law and the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, where she will receive law degrees from both schools in 2017. At American University, she 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. While there, she also did research on comparative law in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. She has previously worked as a Trade and Economic Policy Intern at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, as well as having interned at the International Organization for Migration in Geneva. In addition to being a Researcher with Open AIR, she is currently an Intern at the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, where she is researching the effect of the copyright provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Canadian law. Heather received her BA from McGill University in Psychology and taught English in Chile before attending law school.