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Sara L. Seck, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Law and Marine & Environmental Law Institute at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia Canada. She teaches and supervises graduate students in the areas of environmental law, business and human rights, and international law. In 2015, Seck was the recipient of an Emerging Scholarship Award from the Academy of Environmental Law of the IUCN in recognition of her research contributions on sustainable mining and international environmental law. Among other publications, she is a co-editor of Global Environmental Change and Innovation in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017), co-editor of a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law on resource extraction and the human rights of women and girls, and co-editor of the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development. She is affiliated in a volunteer capacity with the Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, the Business and Human Rights Teaching Forum, and the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE). Among current projects, she is contributing to the work of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Environmental Rights Initiative to clarify the responsibilities of businesses to respect and support environmental rights.