Stephen G.A. Pitel (B.A. Carleton; LL.B. Dalhousie; LL.M. and Ph.D. Cambridge) is a professor at Western University’s Faculty of Law. His teaching and research is focused on the conflict of laws, torts, legal ethics, and civil procedure. He has co-authored, edited or co-edited 19 books including Conflict of Laws, 2nd Edition (2016) and Private International Law in Common Law Canada: Cases, Text and Materials, 4th Edition (2016). He has written extensively on private international law and won several teaching awards.