Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Robert Clifford

    Assistant Professor

    Robert is WSÁNEĆ and a member of the Tsawout First Nation, his home community; he carries the name YELKATŦE, which was passed to him by his late grandfather, Earl Claxton Sr.  His PhD research uses community participation methodologies to explore the ways WSÁNEĆ laws are generated by and reflect the values, philosophies, lands, and worldviews of the WSÁNEĆ people.

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  • Gareth Coghlan

    Manager, Enrolment Services

    Gareth is responsible for the operational and administrative functions of the Admissions and Recruitment Office, including the implementation and maintenance of admissions systems, the processing of applications, and the management of first-year registration. He also offers advising for applicants and participates in the recruitment initiatives as part of the Admissions team.

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  • Wei Cui

    Professor

    Professor Wei Cui joined the law faculty at the University of British Columbia in 2013. His research and writing span a wide range of topics in tax law and policy, including international taxation, tax administration and compliance, tax and development, the value added tax, and tax and spending policies targeted at the labor market. His current research projects examine the design of international taxation in light of the evolution of international trade, and compare redistributive policies in democratic v. authoritarian countries.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Business Law
  • Emma Cunliffe

    Professor

    Dr Emma Cunliffe is a Professor in the Allard School of Law.  Dr Cunliffe studies how courts decide the facts of contested cases.  She is particularly interested in expert evidence, the operation of implicit bias, and legal processes regarding gendered and racialized violence, particularly those regarding Indigenous people. Dr Cunliffe is a member of the evidence-based forensic initiative, which is based at the University of New South Wales (where she is a senior visiting fellow).

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Joseph A. Daniels

    Acquisitions Strategy Coordinator, Housing Research Collaborative; Housing Assessment Resource Tools project

    Dr. Joseph Daniels is the Acquisitions Strategy Coordinator for the Housing Assessment Resource Tools project within the Housing Research Collaborative. He previously completed his (joint) Ph.D. in Geography with The University of British Columbia and The University of Nottingham. Dr. Daniels’ research has focused on urban governance, housing and real estate (finance), and digital platform economies. He is currently working on a municipal government acquisition strategy for existing multi-family housing into current social and affordable housing portfolios.   

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  • Ronald Davis

    Associate Professor Emeritus

    Ron Davis' research interests are pension law, corporate law, trust law, law and economics, law and society, and insolvency law. His doctoral dissertation concerned the role of pension funds in corporate governance, focusing on the potential exercise of control over these activities by the employee-beneficiaries and whether such control could lead to increased corporate social responsibility. Professor Davis received a Capital Markets Research Fellowship and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship for this project.

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  • Robert Diebolt, Q.C.

    Professor Emeritus

    Robert Diebolt was called to the Bar of B.C., 1975, and was appointed Associate Dean of the Allard School of Law from 1992-1997. Professor Diebolt was appointed Assistant Professor in 1971. He worked in private practice from 1975-77 and 1988-90. Professor Diebolt's teaching subjects include: Commercial Law and Secured Transactions. Prof. Diebolt was an elected Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia for many years and is now a Life Bencher of the Law Society.

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  • David Duff

    Professor

    David G. Duff is Professor of Law and Director of the Tax LLM program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches and writes in the areas of areas of tax law and policy, corporate and international taxation, environmental taxation and distributive justice. 

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    • Centre for Business Law
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