Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Vannie Lau

    Research Associate, International Justice and Human Rights Clinic (IJHR Clinic)

    (On maternity leave until January 2023)

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    • International Justice and Human Rights Clinic
  • Liora Lazarus

    Professor

    Liora is a leading scholar at the interface between security, the rule of law, and fundamental rights. She came to the Peter A. Allard School of Law as Professor in Law in August 2020 after a long career at the University of Oxford. Her most recent post in Oxford was Head of Research at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. She remains a Supernumerary Fellow of St. Anne’s College, Oxford, and was recognized as Professor in Human Rights Law at Oxford in October 2020. Liora teaches Transnational Law, International Human Rights Law and Security, Criminal Justice and Human Rights.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • 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
  • Carol Liao

    Associate Professor
    UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar​, Director of the Centre for Business Law

    Carol Liao is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Business Law. Her research focuses on corporate law and sustainability, climate governance, gender and racial justice. She is the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics and Principal co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative. An award-winning teacher, she is also the recipient of the 2021 Influential Women in Business Award from Business in Vancouver, 2022 Women of the Year Award from BCBusiness Magazine, and was named as one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Liwen Lin

    Associate Professor

    Professor Liwen Lin is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law. Her research and teaching interests include comparative corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, state capitalism, Chinese law, and law and economic sociology.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Business Law
  • Mary Liston

    Associate Professor

    Mary Liston is an Associate Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She teaches public law including administrative and constitutional law, legal theory, and law and literature. Her research focuses on public law broadly and administrative law in particular. It also lies at the intersection of constitutional law, legal theory, and democratic theory.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Marilyn MacCrimmon

    Professor Emerita

    Marilyn MacCrimmon was appointed to the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1976, promoted to Associate Professor in 1981 and Professor in 1990. She was a Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago from 1981-82 and was Director of the Graduate Program in Law at UBC from 1983-91. In March-April, 1992, she was a Research Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Study and Conference Centre. Professor MacCrimmon taught Evidence, Topics in Procedure and Evidence and Fact Investigation.

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