Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Headshot of Caroline Catharine Opler Monahan

U of T Law graduate Caroline Catharine Opler Monahan (JD 2023) has been awarded the prestigious Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship at Harvard University.

The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship program provides funding for students from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to conduct graduate study at Harvard University. A Knox Fellowship covers full Harvard tuition and living expenses.

Knox Fellows are selected on the basis of outstanding academic excellence, strength of character, and potential for leadership in their fields.

Caroline graduated from the JD program in 2023 with Distinction. Before law school, she earned a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at McGill University, where she majored in Philosophy and was the Philosophy Gold Medalist. She is currently clerking at the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. After finishing her LL.M. studies at Harvard in 2025, she will be clerking for Justice Mahmud Jamal at the Supreme Court of Canada. Her primary areas of legal interest are criminal law and feminist legal theory.