Ruth Campbell is a nationally recognized and award winning author, trainer and expert in victimology, with more than 25 years of counselling, teaching and community service experience with national and international organizations. She is a former Adjudicator with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and was a Crisis Counsellor with the Ottawa Police Service. Ms. Campbell created and developed the Graduate Certificate Program in Victimology at Algonquin College, the first academic program of its kind in Canada.
In 2011, Ms. Campbell was appointed as an independent Adjudicator with the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat, a position she continues to hold. The Secretariat was established pursuant to conditions set out in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the largest class action in Canadian history. She is a member of the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institutes of both Canada and Ontario, and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.