Professor Provost "teaches and conducts research in public international law, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law. He is particularly interested in human rights, international criminal law, the law of armed conflict,and the intersection of national law and international law.
"He is the author of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, 2002), the editor of State Responsibility in International Law (Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2002), and a co-editor of International Law Chiefly As Applied and Interpreted in Canada (Emond Mongtgomery, 2006). Professor Provost served as Law Clerk to Justice L'Heureux-Dubé of the Supreme Court of Canada. He was the President of the Société québécoise de droit international from 2002 to 2006. Professor Provost is the founding Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, created in the fall of 2005." 
- Director, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, 2005-
- Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2001-03
- Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2001-
- Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 1995-2001
- Boulton Fellow, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 1994-95
- Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights (New York), 1992
- Adjunct Lecturer in International Law, Lehigh University, Department of International Relations, Pennsylvania, 1991
- Research Attorney, Human Rights Watch, 1991
- Law clerk to the Honourable Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dube, Supreme Court of Canada, 1989-1990
- Summer and part-time associate, Stikeman Elliott, 1987-1989
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- Rene Provost, McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, accessed March 11, 2009.