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Laura Cameron

J.D. Candidate, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Laura Cameron is presently a JD Candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She holds a PhD in English from McGill University, where she wrote a dissertation on mid-twentieth-century Canadian poets who experienced periods of silence in the middle of their careers, including P.K. Page, Phyllis Webb, and Leonard Cohen. Her research has been published in journals such as Canadian Literature and Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews, and she has written book reviews and essays for venues such as the Literary Review of Canada and the Globe and Mail. Laura has taught literature and writing at McGill University, Bishop’s University, and George Brown College; her courses have included the Twentieth-Century Novel, English Writers of Quebec, “Americans Abroad,” and Indigenous Literatures in Canada. She also worked for over a decade as an editor of academic and creative work. Between 2019 and 2021, she was the Assistant Editor in the Publications and Exhibitions Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario. As a law student, she is an editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, and she has volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights (Freedom of Expression Working Group), and Artists’ Legal Advice Services.