Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • Toby Goldbach

    Assistant Professor

    Toby Goldbach joined Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2017 following a two-year teaching fellowship at Cornell University Law School. Dr. Goldbach was a UBC Green College Leading Scholar (2018-2020) and is co-chair of the Law and Society Association Collaborative Research Network on Innovations in Judging. 

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  • Benjamin Goold

    Professor

    Dr Benjamin Goold is a Professor at the Allard School of Law. He holds degrees in law and economics from the University of Tasmania, as well as a BCL and doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His major research interests include privacy rights, the use of surveillance technologies by the police and intelligence communities, and the rhetoric and language of human rights.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
  • Isabel Grant

    Professor

    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

    Associate Professor of Teaching
    Director of Experiential Learning

    Nikos Harris is an award-winning teacher who also has extensive experience as appellate counsel. He has appeared as counsel in numerous cases before the British Columbia Court of Appeal Supreme Court of Canada. Nikos has written a number of articles on issues in criminal law and evidence, and wrote two chapters for one of Canada's leading evidence texts, McWilliams' Canadian Criminal Evidence.  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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  • 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
  • Camden Hutchison

    Assistant Professor

    Camden Hutchison is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, where his research and teaching focus on corporate transactions, comparative corporate governance, and the historical development of corporate law. He has also published on corporate taxation and competition law. His current research focuses on the relationship between legal policy and entrepreneurship.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • Darlene Johnston

    Associate Professor

    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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    • 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

    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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