Robert J. Currie, KC, is Distinguished Research Professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where he teaches international, transnational, Canadian and comparative criminal law; public international law; international advocacy; evidence; civil procedure; and law and technology. He studied at both St Francis Xavier University and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, and has degrees in law from Dalhousie and the University of Edinburgh. A member of the Nova Scotia Bar since 2000, Professor Currie has practiced both civil litigation and criminal law, and has appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia, as well as before the Federal Court.
Professor Currie has authored, co-authored, or co-edited numerous books, articles, and comments in the area of international and transnational criminal law, and his work has been cited by numerous Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He acts as a consultant and advisor for both government and private clients in criminal matters with transnational aspects. An award-winning teacher, he is often called upon to provide CLE and judicial education for the practising bar. He is a former president of the Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia, a member of the board of directors of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL), and a member of the Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption.