Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Stephen Eliot Smith

BSc (Alta), JD (Queen’s), LLM (Harv)
Barrister and Solicitor of the Province of Alberta (Canada 2005)



Office 8th Floor – 8N4


I am Course Co-ordinator for LAWS101: The Legal System and I oversee the law students who operate the faculty tutorials for first-year students. Any inquiries or issues related to LAWS101 may be sent to me.

Research interests

International law, international criminal law, legal history, church and state.


I have been a member of the Faculty of Law since 2006 and a Senior Lecturer since 2011. I attended the University of Alberta and studied law at Queen’s University in Canada and at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the faculty, I was a clerk to the justices of the Court of Appeal of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and a barrister and solicitor in the Province of Alberta. In 2005, I was the Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Law at the University of Oklahoma.