Dr. Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey

Dean of the University of Victoria Faculty of Law appointee

Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey is Professor at UVic Law where she has been teaching since 1998. She served as Associate Dean, Administration and Research, 2010 – 2016. She also served as Chair of the Employment Equity Advisory Group of the University Human Rights Committee, 2013 – 2015, Co-Chair of the Joint Committee to Investigate Gendered Salary Anomalies, 2013-14; member of the Bargaining team for the first UVic faculty Collective Agreement; member of the Joint Committee on Administration of the Collective Agreement, 2015-2016; and member of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society Program Committee, 2012-2016.

Elizabeth’s teaching and research interests are in Torts; Remedies; and Insurance. She is particularly interested in issues of marginalization in insurance law and tort remedies, especially personal and fatal injury damages, and has published several articles and book chapters on these topics. She is co-author (with Cooper-Stephenson) of Personal Injury Damages in Canada, 3rd ed. (Thomson Reuters, 2018); (with Jamie Cassels) Remedies: The Law of Damages (Irwin Law); and Berryman et al, Remedies: Cases and Materials, 7th ed. (Emond Montgomery, 2016). She revised the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Insurance (Carswell, 2016).


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