Grad student Preeti Dhaliwal receives 2017 SWAAC Award of Merit

University of Victoria LL.M. candidate, Preeti Dhaliwal, received a 2017 Graduate Student Award of Merit from the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada. The annual award is given out to up to 4 recipients who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining exemplary academic standing. Preeti is a critical race feminist, lawyer, writer, performer and facilitator. For more information on Preeti and the SWAAC award, go to

Preeti is supervised by Associate Dean Gillian Calder and Dr. Monica Prendergast, and her LL.M. project is entitled: Re-embodying Jurisprudence: Using theatre and multimedia arts-based methods to support critical thinking, feeling and change in law.