Hugh M. Kindred is professor emeritus at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, where he continues to research, write, and teach in the fields of international and maritime law. He is a co-author and general editor of multiple editions of International Law: Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada (Emond Montgomery) and is currently readying the eighth edition for publication in 2014. He is also the author with Edgar Gold and Aldo Chircop of Maritime Law (Irwin Law, 2003), which was co-winner of the 2005 Walter Owen Book Prize for the best legal text published in Canada in English. He is now engaged in developing the second edition for publication in 2015. Professor Kindred holds law degrees from Bristol, London, and Illinois universities and is a member of the bars of Nova Scotia and England. In 2003, he was honoured by the Canadian Association of Law Teachers with its Award of Academic Excellence.