Charalee holds degrees in arts and law. Following receipt of a Rhodes scholarship in 1982, Charalee pursued post-graduate legal studies in Oxford, England. She held academic positions in England, New Zealand, and Canada and practised law in Canada. She has a diploma in Freelance and Feature Writing from the London School of Journalism.
She has developed programmes for students, judges and the public and published academic works on legal issues and crime and punishment. She created and taught a course at the University of Alberta on sentencing and has given radio and television interviews on this topic.
Charalee published an interactive book of literary fiction, The Judgement Game in 2013 and its companion book; Let’s Play the Game in 2015 using the concept of collaboration for resolution of conflict. Her recent science fiction book, Can We Save the Human Race? addresses advances in technology, questions of crime and punishment and fantasy and reality.
Her book, El Nuevo Camino:Casos Legales in Spanish will soon be released.
Charalee has been active in promoting arts and literature on her charaleeg.wordpress.com site and she shares information from time to time about climate change, the environment, and art on the Rhodes Scholar Network and Rhodes-Scholars.TV, including:recently: African Oil – From the Artistic works of Barthélémy Toguo.