Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • Liora Lazarus

    Professor

    Liora Lazarus has been a Fellow in Law at St. Anne's College, Oxford for twenty years, and a University Lecturer (2001-2014) and Associate Professor in Law (2014-2020) at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. She was also the first Head of Research at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford between 2018 and 2020, which she was closely involved with establishing. In 2012, Liora was a recipient of British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.

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

    Dr. Carol Liao is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law and the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Li-Wen Lin

    Assistant Professor

    Professor Li-Wen Lin is an Assistant 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

    Assistant Professor

    Mary Liston is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She teaches administrative law, public law, legal theory, and law and literature. Prior to her appointment at UBC, she held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Law and Ethics at the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto. She completed her doctoral work in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, having already received an M.A. in Social and Political Thought at York University, an LL.B. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, and an Honours B.A.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Bruce MacDougall

    Associate Dean Academic Affairs

    Bruce MacDougall was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1990. Professor MacDougall joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988. He was Associate Professor from 1996-2002. He has been Professor of Law since 2002. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986-87. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville in 1993, and Distinguished Research Fellow at King's College, London, in 2001.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • Johnny Mack

    Assistant Professor (Law and First Nations Studies Program, Faculty of Arts)

    Johnny Mack is from the Toquaht Nation (Nuu-chah-nulth) and an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Peter A. Allard School of Law and First Nations and Indigenous Studies at UBC. Professor Mack has an LLB and an LLM and is a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria. His PhD research has earned a CGS scholarship from SSHRC and the Trudeau Foundation (2011).

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  • Shigenori Matsui

    Professor Shigenori Matsui joined the Allard School of Law in January 2006 as Director of Japanese Legal Studies. Professor Matsui comes to UBC from Osaka University Law School where he worked as associate professor from April 1983 to March 1994; and as full professor from April 1994 to December 2005.  He worked for Osaka University, Faculty of Law, until he joined the newly established law school in 2004.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Business Law
  • Karin Mickelson

    A.B. (Duke), LL.B. (UBC), LL.M. (Columbia)

    Karin Mickelson joined the Faculty as Assistant Professor in 1991 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998. She has taught in the areas of international law, international environmental law, real property, environmental law and legal theory, and has supervised and co-supervised graduate students in a wide range of areas including international environmental law, international legal theory and international human rights. She has also served as the faculty advisor to UBC teams participating in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

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    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Dr.Marcus Moore

    Assistant Professor

    D.Phil., Oxford University

    B.C.L. with Honours, McGill University (Gold Medalist).

    LL.B with Honours, McGill University (Gold Medalist).

    A.B., Harvard University (Mathematics).

    Law Clerk to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin P.C., Supreme Court of Canada.

    Member of the Bar, Law Society of Upper Canada.

    Graduate Tutor, University of Oxford.

    Convenor, Regulation Discussion Group, University of Oxford.

    Drafted by Pittsburgh Penguins NHL (retired due to injury).

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