CIGI appoints lawyer Aaron Shull as Senior Fellow

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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Shull as Senior Fellow with the think tank’s International Law Research Program and Global Security & Politics Program, effective immediately.

Shull, who was appointed CIGI’s counsel and corporate secretary in 2013, will conduct cross-cutting research on international law, Internet governance and intellectual property. He will continue to advise CIGI’s senior management on a range of legal issues.

Called to the Bar in 2009, Shull has practised law for a number of organizations and has taught courses at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and was previously a staff editor for the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.

He graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2004, placing first in his class as a departmental scholar, with a B.A. (honours) in history and political science. Mr. Shull attained a Master of Arts in international affairs from Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, where he graduated with distinction. He concurrently pursued his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa, where he graduated cum laude with first class honours. He attained his LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where he graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar.

For more information, please visit: http://www.cigionline.org/person/aaron-shull.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7238, Email: [email protected]   

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org.

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Kevin Dias is a communications specialist at CIGI, focused on the Global Security & Politics and International Law research programs.

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