Ted L. McDorman is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, British Columbia. He has written widely on ocean law and policy issues and has published extensively, including more than 120 articles and chapters in books. From 2000 to 2020, he was Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Development & International Law. From 2002 to 2004, and again from 2011 to 2013, Professor McDorman was “academic-in-residence” in the Legal Affairs Branch of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (now Global Affairs Canada), where he was involved in a number of Arctic law of the sea and environmental matters, and represented Canada at several international forums. From January to May 2007, he was the Fulbright Visiting Chair in Canada–US Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.