Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • 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
  • Bruce MacDougall

    Professor
    Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Professional Programs

    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
    • Dean's Office
    • Graduate Programs
  • Johnny Mack

    Assistant Professor

    Professor Johnny Mack is from the Toquaht Nation (Nuu-chah-nulth) and is Assistant Professor at UBC Allard School of Law. From 2014-2018 he was jointly appointed across First Nations and Indigenous Studies and Allard Law at UBC. His research investigates the legal relationship between Indigenous and settler peoples in contemporary settler states, particularly Canada, as well as Indigenous constitutionalism, subjectivity, critical theory, and legal pluralism.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • 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

    Associate Professor

    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
  • Debra Parkes

    Professor
    Chair in Feminist Legal Studies

    Professor Parkes joined the Allard School of Law in July 2016. She was a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba from 2001 to 2016 where she served a term as Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) from 2013-2016. She has also been a visiting researcher at the University of Woollongong and the University of Sydney. She was Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law from 2009-2013 and President of the Canadian Law & Society Association from 2007-2010.
     

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Dennis Pavlich

    Professor

    Dennis Pavlich is a professor in the Allard School of Law at UBC. A graduate of Witwatersrand University and Yale Law School, Professor Pavlich has been an academic for over 30 years and on three occasions has received awards for teaching excellence, including the University's Killam Teaching Prize and the Faculty of Law’s George Curtis Teaching Award. Professor Pavlich teaches courses on property law, the law of trusts and historical comparative law. He has also lectured extensively in the field of education law.

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  • Maziar Peihani

    Assistant Professor, Lawson Lundell UBC Professor in Business Law

    Dr. Maziar Peihani is appointed to the Lawson Lundell UBC Professorship of Business Law. His teaching and research focus is on financial and business law, with his current areas of research including banking regulation, resolution of cross-border bank failures, sovereign debt restructuring, and disclosure and governance of climate-related financial risks. Professor Peihani ‘s research has appeared in the Harvard International Law Journal and the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.

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  • Benjamin Perrin

    Professor

    Ben Perrin researches and teaches in the areas of criminal law and international law. He joined UBC in 2007 after serving as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada and advising judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Special Court for Sierra Leone. Ben was lead criminal justice advisor and in-house legal counsel to the Prime Minister of Canada.

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