Ali Tejpar, a candidate in a MA/JD dual degree program between the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) and the University of Ottawa, was appointed an associate fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society.
The associate fellowship is granted to those “who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to promoting the values of the Commonwealth and working to improve the lives of Commonwealth citizens.”
Mr. Tejpar’s work focuses on global health law, international security, and peace building through diversity. He is pursuing a concentration in International Organizations and Global Public Policy in NPSIA and is the recipient of the Joubin-Selig Scholar in International Affairs.
He has won numerous awards, including a Norton Rose Fulbright Canada Scholarship, the Dentons Prize in Property Law, Queen’s University Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Toronto National Book Award, and the Governor General’s Academic Medal. He was also named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and a Top 50 Emerging Canadian Leader.
Mr. Tejpar has published several articles in academic journals, as well as legal textbook chapters on private international aid regimes, international mental health law in Canada, and the impact of Canadian federalism on foreign trade relations.
He is currently a summer law student at Norton Rose Fulbright.
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