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I am committed to the principle that the community should benefit from the expertise of scholars. I have sat on the board of directors of several nonprofit organizations, I have participated in local community activities, and I am actively engaged with the local and national media. I have consulted for, among others, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Canadian Heritage, and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.Among my most research collaborations include projects with the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies and the Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies.


I have served on the following committees and organizations (past & present):

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council:
Connections Grant
Insight Development Grants
Partner Engage Grants
Partnerships Grant Committee (Stage 1 & 2)

Fonds québécois de recherche Société et Culture, Team Collaboration Grants (Soutien aux équipes de recherché)

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, National Human Rights Advisory Committee

Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences:
Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, Publications Committee
Task Force on New Scholars

Irish Research Council, Doctoral and Postdoctoral Outer Board Assessment Committee

Parkland Institute, Research Advisory Committee


Associate Editor, Canadian Review of Sociology

Editorial Board, Social Inclusion

Editorial Board, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association


Board of Directors (past & present):

Royal Society of Canada, Council Member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Centre for Constitutional Studies, University of Alberta

John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights

Canadian Committee on Women’s History

Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Canadian Committee on Labour History

Association for Canadian Studies

British Columbia Civil Liberties Association

Canadian Historical Association

L’Institut d’études canadiennes de l’Université de l’Alberta

Board of Directors (VP Student Affairs), University of British Columbia, Graduate Students Association

External Reviewer
Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa
Human Rights and Social Justice program, Carleton University

Research Affiliate, Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society
Research Collaboration, Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition


Eugene Forsey Prize, Canadian Committee on Labour History

Hilda Neatby Prize, Canadian Committee on Women’s History

PSSM Student Paper Prize, Canadian Sociology Association


Chair, Canadian Historical Association Nominating Committee

Chair, Accessibility Task Force, Queen’s University

Co-Chair, Canadian Historical Association Task Force on Becoming an Historian Booklet

Vice-Chair (Research), Canadian Graduate Council

Co-Chair, Canada and the Sixties Workshop (program)

Chair, Law and History Workshop (program)


University Service (University of Alberta):

Associate Chair (Graduate)
Faculty Evaluation Committee
Academic Staff Hiring Committee, Campus St. Jean
Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards and Scholarships
Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Committee
Arts Faculty Council
Academic Staff Hiring Screening Committee
Advisory Evaluation Committee
Graduate Admission and Awards
Graduate Program and Policy
Peer-teaching evaluations
Peer-mentor new faculty
Undergraduate Teaching Committee


  • Submissions and Briefs

Dominique Clément, Will Silver, and Dan Trottier. Research Report to Obtain Expert Knowledge on and the Analysis of the Evolution of Canadians’ Conceptions of Human Rights in the Twentieth Century. Ottawa: Canadian Human Rights Commission, 2012.

Brief to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Content Advisory Committee, 2009

Open letter to the information and privacy commissioner of British Columbia (auditing policy for BC archives), 2007

Memorandum, University of Victoria, Intellectual Freedom and Freedom of Information, British Columbia Archives, 2007

Memorandum, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Potential Human Rights Violations for the 2010 Olympics, 2005

New Technologies in Library and Archives Canada, Brief to Ian Wilson, librarian and archivist of Canada, from the Canadian Historical Association, 2004

The Academy as Community, Report of the Task Force on New Scholars, Canadian Federation for the Social Sciences and Humanities, 2004

A New Vision for Graduate Studies in Canada,” Canadian Historical Association Bulletin 30, 1, 2004.

Letter to Marc Renaud, SSHRC president, Executive summary of national survey of graduate students in history in Canada, 2002

    • Any use of material or referencing content from should be acknowledged by the User and cited as follows:

  • Clément, Dominique. “page title or document title.” Canada’s Human Rights History. (date accessed).

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