Robert Derrah

Part-time Instructor

Law, Faculty of

Ludlow Hall

1 506 453 4669

Bob has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1981. After many years of general practice, in Edmonton, in 2003, upon completing PhD coursework and comprehensive examinations in philosophy, including social & political philosophy, at the University of Alberta, he relocated to Fredericton upon being offered a doctoral fellowship in criminology at Saint Thomas University. Since 2003, Bob has taught law and law-related courses for various faculties at UNB, STU, Acadia and Mount Allison universities, including business law, white collar crime and criminological theory, philosophy of law and restorative justice.

Bob received mediation training at Grant McEwan University, in Edmonton, where as senior consultant of the Edmonton Landlord & Tenant Advisory Board between 1996 and 1999, he facilitated numerous face-to-face mediations involving landlords and tenants. Also during this time, he conducted project work, including the reviewing of legislation and preparation of briefs to the Province of Alberta suggesting amendments and other changes to legislation or programs.

Bob obtained his LLB from UNB in 1980, an MA in philosophy from UNB in 1977, and a BA (Hons) in English literature from Saint Thomas University in 1974.