Serge Rousselle is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the 2014 provincial election. He represents the electoral district of Tracadie-Sheila as a member of the Liberal Party.
On October 7, 2014, Rousselle was appointed to the Executive Council of New Brunswick as Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and Attorney General.
He holds undergraduate degrees in political science and law from the University of Ottawa as well as a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge and a Doctor of Law from McGill University. After being abroad for his studies, he returned to Tracadie, New Brunswick, and was a professor at the Universite de Moncton law faculty from 1992 to 2014. He served as dean from 2000 to 2004.
Mr. Rousselle has also held various positions in organizations at the provincial, federal, and international level. Among other positions, he was head of the Bureau des Ameriques of the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie, was President of the Council of Canadian Law Deans as well as President of the Association des juristes d’expression francaise du Nouveau-Brunswick.
Serge Rousselle is the co-author of the book entitled "Education et droits collectifs : au-dela de l'article 23 de la Charte" (2003, Editions de la francophonie), which was awarded the 2003 France-Acadie award.