Dominique Clément is a professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta and a member of the Royal Society of Canada (CNSAS). He is the author of Canada’s Rights Revolution, Equality Deferred,Human Rights in Canada,and Debating Rights Inflation. He is also the co-editor for Alberta's Human Rights Storyand Debating Dissent. Clément has been a visiting scholar in Australia, Belgium, China, Ireland and the United Kingdom. He is the author of numerous articles on the history of human rights, social movements, women’s history, foreign policy and labour history. Clément has consulted for the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Canadian Heritage Information Network. He has also been a member of the board of directors for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Centre for Constitutional Studies, and the John Humphrey Centre for Human Rights among others. His websites, http://www.historyofrights.ca/">HistoryOfRights.ca and http://www.statefunding.ca/">statefunding.ca, serve as research and teaching portals on the study of human rights and social movements in Canada.