Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Darlene Johnston

    Associate Professor
    Academic Director, ILS

    Darlene Johnston earned a B.A. from Queen’s University, and an LL.B. and LL.M. from the University of Toronto. In 2008, she was awarded the designation of Indigenous People’s Counsel from the Indigenous Bar Association of Canada, (IBA). Prior to accepting her appointment at the Allard School of Law, Professor Johnston was an Associate Professor and Aboriginal Student Advisor at University of Toronto. Her teaching areas include Indigenous Legal Traditions, Canadian Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, and Law & Colonialism.

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    • Indigenous Legal Studies
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Asha Kaushal

    Assistant Professor

    Professor Kaushal joined the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia in July 2016. She works in the fields of immigration and citizenship law, public law, and legal theory, and has published in all of these fields. 

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Hoi Kong

    Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law

    For the 2020-2021 academic year, Professor Kong will be a Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. 


    Professor Hoi Kong is the inaugural holder of The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law, which he assumed in 2018.  He researches and teaches in the areas of constitutional, administrative, municipal and comparative law, and constitutional and public law theory.  

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  • Jennifer Lau

    Career Services

    Jenn is the Director of Career Services at Allard Law. She received her B.A. from the University of British Columbia and her LL.B. from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. She was admitted to the Law Society of British Columbia in 2010.

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    • Career Services Office
  • Michelle LeBaron

    Professor of Law

    Professor Michelle LeBaron is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar on conflict transformation, arts, and resilience. Her current research is on two main areas: conflict across religious and worldview differences, and the role of arts in collective memory and commemoration processes and reconciliation. As a recipient of a Wallenberg Fellowship at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (2015-2018), Michelle collaborated with internationally-renowned visual artist Dr.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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