Vézina, Nathalie

Nathalie Vézina has been a professor at the Faculté de droit of Université de Sherbrooke since 1992 and a member of the Québec Bar since 1989. She holds Bachelor degrees in civil and common law (BCL/LLB) from McGill University, a Diplôme d’études approfondies (DEA) in private law from Université Strasbourg III and a doctorate in comparative law from Université Paris II for a thesis devoted to the obligation of safety. She specializes in the fields of obligations and civil liability, comparative law, legal methodology and higher education pedagogy. She collaborated on the 6th edition of Les obligations by Jean-Louis Baudouin and Pierre-Gabriel Jobin and will co-author the 7th edition. She is president of the Quebec Society of Comparative Law. She was Registrar and Vice-Dean (Student Affairs) of her faculty from 2000 to 2004. During this mandate, she chaired the Evaluation Committee on the Bachelor of Law program and the committee’s report lead to significant reforms to this program. In 2006, the Université de Sherbrooke granted her an institutional award in recognition of the quality of her teaching and her contribution to academic development.