Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Alexandra Flynn

    Associate Professor
    Director, Housing Research Collaborative

    Professor Alexandra Flynn’s teaching and research focus on municipal law and governance, administrative law, and property law. She has published numerous peer-reviewed papers, public reports, media articles, and a book on how cities are legally understood in law and how they govern, including the overlapping geographies and governance of city spaces, and the formal and informal bodies that represent residents.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Cristie Ford

    Professor

    Dr. Cristie Ford’s research focuses on regulation and governance theory, securities and financial regulation, and administrative law. Recently she has expanded her work to include access to justice and governance of the legal profession.

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    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Katie Gardner

    Coordinator, Student Academic Services

    Katie Gardner is the Coordinator, Student Academic Services at the Allard School of Law.  She works with the Academic Services team on course scheduling, course registration, exams and grade processing. She also coordinates with the Centre for Accessibility the exams for law students. 

    Katie has a BA Hons in Graphic and Communication Design from the University of Leeds (UK).

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    • Student Affairs Office
  • Mark Gervin (on leave)

    Lecturer
    Legal Services Director - Indigenous Community Legal Clinic

    Mark is an alumnus of the Allard School of Law; he articled with Glenn Orris, QC and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2000. A criminal defence lawyer, Mark has worked on and continues to work on murder trials across the province of British Columbia, in addition to many other criminal law offences.

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    • Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Toby Goldbach

    Assistant Professor

    Toby Goldbach joined Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2017 following a two-year teaching fellowship at Cornell University Law School. Dr. Goldbach was a UBC Green College Leading Scholar (2018-2020) and is co-chair of the Law and Society Association Collaborative Research Network on Innovations in Judging. 

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Benjamin Goold

    Professor

    Dr Benjamin Goold is a Professor at the Allard School of Law. He holds degrees in law and economics from the University of Tasmania, as well as a BCL and doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His major research interests include privacy rights, the use of surveillance technologies by the police and intelligence communities, and the governance of international borders.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
  • Sara Gordon

    Associate Professor

    Sara Gordon is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law. Her current research focuses on the ways in which psychology and mental health intersect with the criminal justice system and the many barriers faced by people with mental illness involved in that system. At Allard, Professor Gordon teaches Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Mental Health Law, and a seminar in Law and Psychology.

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