Dr. Ian Holloway has been Dean of Law at the University of Calgary since 2011. Prior to this, Dr. Holloway served as dean at the University of Western Ontario and an associate dean at the Australian National University. Over the years, he has also held appointments at Cambridge and the National University of Singapore. He is a graduate of Dalhousie University, the University of California at Berkeley and the Australian National University.
Before beginning his academic career, Dr. Holloway spent a number of years in private practice in Halifax. He also served as the law clerk to the chief justice of the Federal Court of Appeal.
Dr. Holloway is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the American Law Institute. He is currently a Trustee of both the Law School Admission Council and the NALP Foundation. He also serves as a Governor of the Southern Alberta Division of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires.
In 2013-14, Dr. Holloway served as a team leader for the Canadian Bar Association’s Futures project. In 2015, he was appointed to the Security Intelligence Review Committee, and made a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada.
Beyond the legal sphere, Ian served for twenty-five years in the Royal Canadian and Royal Australian Navies.