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Anita Anand


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Anita Anand
Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and Academic Director, Centre for the Legal Profession

LL.M., University of Toronto 

LL.B., Dalhousie University 

B.A. (Hons Jurisprudence), University of Oxford 

B.A. (Hons), Queen's University 





Professor Anand, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Academic Director, Centre for the Legal Profession, joined the university from Queen’s in 2006.

During 2009-2010, Professor Anand was a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Canada and a Herbert Smith Visitor at the University of Cambridge.  In 2005-2006, she was a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Olin Scholar in Law and Economics at Yale Law School. During the Fall 2005, she was a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale where she taught comparative corporate governance.

She is the recipient of research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (three awards), the Foundation for Legal Research (three awards), the Connaught Foundation as well as the Canadian Association of Law Teachers’ Scholarly Paper Award (2003).  In Fall 2004, she received the Queen’s Law Students’ Society Award for Excellence in Teaching and in Fall 2006, she and co-authors Frank Milne and Lynnette Purda were awarded the Best Paper in Managerial Finance by the International Journal of Managerial Finance.

She was the inaugural Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Investor Advisory Panel (2010-2012) and the past president of the Canadian Law and Economics Association (2009-2011). In 2012, she was appointed to the Bertha Wilson Honour Society by the Schulich School of Law for service to the legal profession. Since 2010, she has served on the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism. She is the Editor of Canadian Law eJournal, published by the Legal Scholarship Network.

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