Genevieve Renard Painter is an assistant professor at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute. Dr. Painter’s research examines law’s role in shaping the struggle for justice, at local and global levels. Her recent work documents the relationship between Indigenous sovereignty and gender equality rights in Canada.
Dr. Painter holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as degrees in common and civil law from the Faculty of Law, McGill University. She is a member of the Quebec bar and has practiced in the areas of Aboriginal, constitutional, and human rights law.
As a scholar at Concordia University, Dr. Painter’s work takes place on the unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk).