Matt James is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria. A specialist in reparations and transitional justice, his background includes expertise in Canadian politics, constitutional law, memory, and political apology. His work includes contributions to such noted journals as the Canadian Journal of Political Science, Citizenship Studies, Human Rights Review, and International Journal of Transitional Justice. As an instructor, Dr. James supervises graduate students working on topics related to his field of expertise, several of whom have gone on to major awards, including the Fulbright Scholarship and the SSHRC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.