Professor Paul Stephen Dempsey

Until his retirement in 2016, Paul Stephen Dempsey was Tomlinson Professor of Global Governance in Air and Space Law and Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University. He has written over 50 scholarly articles, scores of newspaper and news magazine editorials, and several books. The Institute of Air and Space Law has been teaching Public International Air Law continuously since 1951, keeping pace with its evolution. Professor Dempsey’s work is a compilation of those efforts, addressing the major legal and policy issues confronting the relations between States in international aviation. With a rich history of education, public service and scholarship, the Institute has hundreds of loyal graduates who today serve in some of the highest legal positions in the bar, the industry, and governmental institutions in some 120 nations around the world.


Professor Paul Stephen Dempsey
Chairman of the Law and Regulation Technical Committee