Christopher Waters is Acting Dean of the Faculty for the 2015-2016 academic year. He joined the Faculty in 2007 and served as Associate Dean from 2009-2012. His previous academic post was at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. He has been a visiting scholar at several universities, including at Aix-Marseille Université. Dr. Waters' research interests are in the areas of public international Law, international humanitarian Law, law and politics in Eastern Europe and bicycling law. He has extensive human rights field experience in the Caucasus and Balkans, On several occasions he has been deployed by Canada as a monitor for elections in Eastern Europe and has addressed military audiences in Canada and the UK on law of armed conflict issues.