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Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich is an adjunct professor with the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University.
Rebecca is currently a lawyer in private practice focused on financial justice and economic reconciliation, representing a select group of clients that consist primarily Indigenous and woman-led companies and serving as a policy advisor to the Law Society of Nunavut. Prior to that, she worked as a Manager, Diversity and Inclusion for the law firm Gowling WLG for their offices in Canada and Russia.
She is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) and has a Certificate from the Program on Negotiation Master Class at Harvard University (2017). In 2018, Rebecca received a Certificate in Mediation from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Rebecca received her Ph.D. in 2015 from the Carleton University Department of Law and Legal Studies, and was the first ever graduate of that program. She was awarded a Carleton Senate Medal as well as the 2015 CLSA Graduate Student Essay Prize for her graduate work. Rebecca also has an LL.M. and LL.B., received from Queen’s University in 2002 and 2001 respectively, and holds a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Cincinnati.
In addition to her several years teaching at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, Rebecca has taught at the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law, and at the University of Cincinnati. She has also been a columnist for the Lawyers Weekly and has authored and co-authored several legal textbooks for students and legal system practitioners, including lawyers, paralegals and police.
Rebecca has been an Ontario lawyer since 2003. She worked in private practice from 2003 – 2009, starting at a large firm, doing a wide range of litigation work. She also worked for six years as Staff Lawyer, Law Reform and Equality, to the Canadian Bar Association, then as a Policy Counsel with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Subsequently, Rebecca did criminal prosecution work as a per diem Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General in Ottawa.
Rebecca is a co-editor of Robson Hall Law School’s criminal law and justice blog: robsoncrim.com and is a research associate with the UK’s Restorative Justice for All Institute.
Rebecca is Chair of the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Artificial Intelligence Working Group.
Rebecca is Senior Research Fellow, Restorative Justice for all International Institute, London, UK.
- Battaglia, Judy, Bromwich, Rebecca and Redela, Pamela, Mothers, Mothering and Sport: Experiences, Representations, Resistances (Toronto: Demeter Press, 2018)
- Hughes-Miller, Hager, and Bromwich, Bad Mothers: Regulations, Representations, and Resistance. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2017.
- Looking for Ashley: What Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families in Canada
- Mothers, Mothering and Sex Work, an interdisciplinary collection featuring new Canadian writing as well as works by Alice Munro and Maya Angelou, co-edited with Monique Marie DeJong. This book was published in July, 2015.
- Youth and the Law: New Approaches to Criminal Justice and Child Protection, an Emond Montgomery textbook co-authored with Susan Reid and Sarah Gilliss.
- Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance, co-edited with psychologist Gordana Eldjupovic, released in 2013.