The Centre for Feminist Legal Studies (CFLS) has worked to strengthen co-operation in research, teaching, and graduate student supervision between scholars working with the Faculty of Law and elsewhere at UBC. The CFLS is proud to share the work of our L.L.M. and Ph.D. students and support their contributions to feminist legal scholarship. Please see below for profiles of graduate students affiliated with the CFLS.
our graduate students
Her favourite thing is art, and she created the linocut print appearing on the cover. To hear more about her book, and its launch through the CFLS, please refer to this blog post.
For more about Elspeth’s current work, please visit: https://allard.ubc.ca/about-us/news-and-announcements/2017/elspeth-kaiser-derrick-phd-candidate
She also created and hosts Planet Potluck, a podcast exploring stories of hope, joy, and community in the climate movement. She’s never met a dance party she didn’t want to join.
Her previous research and advocacy work focus on economic, social, and cultural rights, the medial and social impact of child marriages in Nigeria; human trafficking; and international humanitarian law in a domestic context.
In her Ph.D. studies, Ijeamaka will examine the influence of international criminal law jurisprudence on sexual and gender-based violence in domestic jurisdictions. Her research builds on public international law ideas, infused with feminist legal theory, governance, social rights, and cultural anthropology. Ijeamaka is a recipient of the UBC Four Year Fellowship (FYF).
Currently, her research focus is on aspects of consent in sexual assault law and how it might impact marginalized and racialized women in Canada. She is a recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral. For more on her research, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/campus-community/meet-our-students/hassan-maira
Her doctoral research explores the Canadian criminal justice system’s response to technology-facilitated intimate partner violence. She is a current recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral. For more on her research, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/campus-community/meet-our-students/aikenhead-moira
Oludolapo’s doctoral research is supported by the Allard Scholar Graduate Fellowship and the UBC Affiliated Fellowship Doctoral Award.
In addition to her doctoral research, Oludolapo actively engages with the Vancouver community on issues relating to anti-Black racism. In particular, as a 2019 UBC Healthy City Scholar under the auspices of the Sustainability Scholars’ Program, she investigated and identified key actions needed to address anti-Black racism in Vancouver. Her report which details her findings and recommendations drawn from literature and stakeholders, has contributed to ongoing municipal action on the subject.
To learn more about Oludolapo and her research, please visit: https://allard.ubc.ca/centre-business-law/graduate-student-profile-oludolapo-makinde