Peter A Allard School of Law

Welcome to Research Portal

Jun 24, 2015

Scholars at Allard Law demonstrate the best of rigorous, socially-aware, and innovative legal research. Our intellectual community has long been committed to disseminating outstanding research that influences scholarly, judicial, and public policy debates, that informs the development of national and international law, and that advances justice and social change. Our scholars are linked to local, national, and global communities and their research reflects this range of insight and impact.

Situated in a top-40 research university, Allard Law is proud to foster a research environment that pulls faculty, students, and visitors into collaborative and challenging research projects. Our researchers study law from within law’s wider social, economic and political context. Legal research that employs the perspectives of different disciplines, contexts and methodologies makes Allard Law an exciting and rewarding research centre. And, as you will see from the stories on this portal, research done here changes peoples’ lives.

On this site, you will find profiles of research projects, new publications and research outputs, as well as stories of how researchers from Allard Law are influencing diverse communities both near and far. This research portal is an opportunity to share some of the stories of our faculty members’ research projects, and the impact of this work. These pages celebrate the research projects done at Allard Law and the faculty researchers who make these projects happen.

Enjoy reading about the lively and rich research culture at Allard Law!

Natasha Affolder
Associate Dean Research and International
Peter A. Allard School of Law


Professor Natasha Affolder is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law and the Associate Dean Research and International. Her current research seeks to capture the transnationalization of environmental law and the significance of this transformation for legal scholarship, education, and practice.


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