Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • 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
    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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  • 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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  • 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

    Professor Carol Liao is an award-winning teacher and researcher specializing in business law, corporate governance, corporate sustainability, and business ethics. She is the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, Director of the Centre for Business Law, and Principal co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative.

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    • 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

    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
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