Sanjeev Anand will assume the position of dean of the College of Law on July 1, returning to the university where he served as assistant professor from 1999-2001.
Currently a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta, Anand earned a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall, York University, a Master of Laws from the U of A and a PhD from Osgoode Hall. Before entering the academy in 1999, Anand was appellate counsel in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Alberta Department of Justice and a crown prosecutor in Edmonton.
Anand teaches and writes in five fields: substantive criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, sentencing and constitutional law. He is the co-author of Principles of Criminal Law, and has published over 30 journal articles on criminal law. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen book chapters, journal articles, case comments, book reviews, and commissioned reports on various aspects of Canada’s juvenile justice system. Anand is also a frequent media commentator on criminal and constitutional law issues.