LL.M. – International Trade, University of Michigan, US – 1983
LL.B. – Public Law, University of Victoria – 1979
B.A. (Hon) – History, The University of British Columbia – 1975
Debra Steger is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. She is one of Canada’s leading authorities on international trade policy and law. She is the founder and Director of the EDGE Network on the Emerging, Dynamic, Global Economies, a new initiative under the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence program.
Professor Steger is the immediate past-Chair of the Trade and Customs Law Committee of the International Bar Association and a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal for International Economic Law, published by Oxford University Press. She also serves on the Board of Advisers to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Project on Building Capacity Through Training in Dispute Settlement in International Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property, and is often called upon to carry out technical assistance and training missions on WTO dispute settlement in developing countries.