Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Isabel Grant


    Professor Isabel Grant's main research interests lie in the areas of criminal law. She is particularly interested in the law and policy issues surrounding male intimate partner violence against women, sexual assault, homicide, and HIV non- disclosure. She is currently working on an SSHRC funded project on sexual assault across the lifespan and a project on the ways in which HIV nondisclosure prosecutions have shaped and distorted sexual assault law. She teaches in the areas of criminal law, homicide, sentencing and mental health law.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Douglas Harris

    Professor and Nathan T. Nemetz Chair in Legal History

    Douglas Harris joined the Allard School of Law in 2001. He teaches in the areas of property law and legal history, and his research focuses on the history of the regulation of the Aboriginal fisheries in British Columbia and on the nature of property ownership within condominium.  His earlier published work includes studies of Aboriginal rights to fish in Canada and analysis of systems for registering interests in land.

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    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Nikos Harris, Q.C.

    Associate Professor of Teaching
    Director of Experiential Learning

    Nikos Harris is an award-winning professor who also has extensive experience as appellate counsel. He has authored numerous articles on issues in criminal law and evidence, and his writing has been cited in a number of trial and appellate judgments. Nikos has served as a guest speaker for a number of organizations including Continuing Legal Education, the Trial Lawyers Association, and Crown Counsel of British Columbia. He is also is an advocacy advisor for the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute which assists counsel in preparing submissions for the Supreme Court of Canada.

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  • Maira Hassan

    Indigenous Legal Studies Coach

    Maira Hassan is the Indigenous Legal Studies (ILS) Coach for the ILS Academic Leadership Certificate. She supports Indigenous law students throughout the academic year, including incoming students through the ILS Academic Leadership Certificate. As the ILS Coach, she provides tutoring, including on substantive law questions. She is also a PhD student at the Allard School of Law.

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    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Bethany Hastie

    Assistant Professor

    Bethany Hastie is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. Her research examines issues attending precarious labour in the intersecting spaces of labour and employment, migration, and human rights law, with a focus on migrant labour, domestic work, labour exploitation, gender and work, and employment discrimination. 

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Tony Hickling

    Professor Emeritus

    M.A. (Tony) Hickling was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1972. Professor Hickling taught at University of London, King's College from 1960-66 before joining the Allard School of Law as Associate Professor. He moved to the University of Western Ontario as Professor of Law in 1969 and returned to UBC as Professor in 1974.

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