Sophie Thériault is a lawyer and associate professor at the University of Ottawa’s Civil Law Section. Following the completion of her law degree at Laval University, she clerked for the Honourable Louis LeBel at the Supreme Court of Canada. She then accomplished a LL.D. at Laval University, for which she earned a scholarship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. Ms. Thériault’s main fields of research and teaching are Indigenous peoples and the law, environmental law, and constitutional law. Her more recent research projects focus on Inuit peoples’ food security and environmental justice, the duty to consult and accommodate Indigenous peoples in the context of extractive industries and the relationships between human rights and environmental degradation.