Dean

Ian

Holloway

Calgary, Alberta

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Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2015


Ian Holloway is the Dean of Law at the University of Calgary, a position he has held since 2011. Prior to this, Ian served as dean at the University of Western Ontario and associate dean at the Australian National University. Over the years, he has also held appointments at Cambridge and the National University of Singapore.


Before beginning his academic career, Ian spent a number of years in private practice in Halifax with the Atlantic Canadian law firm of McInnes Cooper, where he focused on labour and employment law. He also served as the law clerk to the chief justice of the Federal Court of Appeal. In 2003, Ian was elected to membership in the American Law Institute, an honour that is held by only a handful of Canadians. In 2004, he was appointed Queen's Counsel. In 2007, he chaired the review of legal education in Oman.


Beyond the legal sphere, Ian spent a total of 25 years serving in the Royal Canadian and Royal Australian Navies. In 1989, he was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration. In 1992, he was awarded the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation, and in 2013, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.


Ian received his BSc and LLB from Dalhousie University, his LLM from the University of California Berkeley School of Law, and his PhD from Australian National University. He is also an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2015


Ian Holloway is the Dean of Law at the University of Calgary, a position he has held since 2011. Prior to this, Ian served as dean at the University of Western Ontario and associate dean at the Australian National University. Over the years, he has also held appointments at Cambridge and the National University of Singapore.


Before beginning his academic career, Ian spent a number of years in private practice in Halifax with the Atlantic Canadian law firm of McInnes Cooper, where he focused on labour and employment law. He also served as the law clerk to the chief justice of the Federal Court of Appeal. In 2003, Ian was elected to membership in the American Law Institute, an honour that is held by only a handful of Canadians. In 2004, he was appointed Queen's Counsel. In 2007, he chaired the review of legal education in Oman.


Beyond the legal sphere, Ian spent a total of 25 years serving in the Royal Canadian and Royal Australian Navies. In 1989, he was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration. In 1992, he was awarded the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation, and in 2013, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.


Ian received his BSc and LLB from Dalhousie University, his LLM from the University of California Berkeley School of Law, and his PhD from Australian National University. He is also an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.