A. WAYNE MACKAY
Professor, Schulich School of Law
Wayne MacKay is one of Canada’s most respected legal actors. Wayne’s primary areas of research include Constitutional Law, Public Law, the Charter of Rights, Education Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights and Privacy Law. He has conducted major government studies on inclusive education, cyberbullying, and social and economic rights, and he has written extensively in these areas. In addition to his professorship at Schulich School of Law, Wayne has worked as an advisor to federal and provincial governments. He also Chairs the Nova Scotia Task Force on Bullying and Cyberbullying and is a frequent media commentator on human rights law. Over the course of his career, he has received many awards and honours for his outstanding achievements. Wayne has received the Queen Elizabeth II Bicentennial Medal for Distinguished Service and was voted one of Canadian Lawyer magazine’s “Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers” in the Government and Non-Profit category. He is also a distinguished Member of the Order of Canada and Queen’s Counsel in Nova Scotia.