Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and holds the Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Prior to her appointment at the Toronto Faculty of Law, she taught at the law schools of the University of British Columbia and McGill University. During that time, she served for a year as Scholar-in-Residence at the Oceans, Environmental and Economic Law Division of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, advising on matters such as the Biodiversity and Climate Change Conventions. She has also participated in numerous Canadian and international initiatives related to environmental issues.
Professor Brunnée’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of international law and international environmental law. She has published numerous articles on topics of international environmental law and international law, including most recently on international law and international relations theory, compliance with international law, the use of force, the domestic application of international law, multilateral environmental agreements, and international environmental liability regimes. Professor Brunnée is also the author of Acid Rain and Ozone Layer Depletion: International Law and Regulation 1989), is a past editor-in-chief of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (1997-2001), co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law (2007), and co-author of Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (forthcoming 2010).
Professor Brunnée holds law degrees from both Dalhousie University and Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Germany, and an undergraduate diploma from the Université de Dijon, France.