Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • Janis Sarra

    Professor

    Dr. Janis Sarra served as UBC Presidential Distinguished Professor from 2014 to 2019, an appointment by the President to recognize a faculty member that has made outstanding contributions as a scholar and academic leader. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Sarra served as Director of the Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC. Dr. Sarra is Professor of Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law and founding Director of the National Centre for Business Law.

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    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Jocelyn Stacey

    Associate Professor
    Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Professional Programs

    Jocelyn Stacey is an Associate Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She researches environmental crises and the visible and invisible ways in which law creates, regulates and prevents these events.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • James Stewart

    Associate Professor

    Professor James G Stewart has spent the past twenty years working in international criminal justice, as either a practitioner or a scholar. He joined the University of British Columbia Law Faculty in August 2009, after spending two years as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School in New York. Before then, he was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

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  • Kristen Thomasen

    Acting Assistant Professor

    Kristen earned her JD degree at the University of Ottawa, and holds a BA (Hons.) in Anthropology from McMaster University and an MA in International Affairs from Carleton University. She is currently completing her PhD in Law at the University of Ottawa, where her dissertation focuses on public space privacy intrusions facilitated by robots/artificial intelligence (e.g. drones, facial recognition technology).

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Régine Tremblay

    Assistant Professor

    Régine Tremblay joined Allard Law in 2017. Her areas of expertise include family law, matrimonial property law, private law, comparative law, family mediation, reproduction and law, and critical theories, including feminism and queer theories. She holds a BCL and an LLB from the Faculty of Law at McGill University and an LLM and an SJD from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Anne Uteck

    Assistant Professor of Teaching
    Faculty Lead for the ILS Summer Intensive in Torts, Director for Competitive Mooting Program

    Professor Uteck practiced law in Nova Scotia before before deciding to pursue an academic career beginning at the SMU Sobey School of Business. She completed her doctorate on reconceptualizing spatial privacy for the Internet of Everything during which time she was a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow, Gowlings Fellow in Technology Law and recipient of an Excellence Scholarship and Doctoral Research Scholarship from the University of Ottawa as well as winning several international peer reviewed competitions.

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  • Stepan Wood

    Professor
    Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability, Director of the Centre for Law and the Environment

    Professor Stepan Wood’s research relates to sustainability, globalization, transnational governance, voluntary environmental standards, climate change, environmental law, corporate social responsibility and social justice. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, where he also directs the Centre for Law & the Environment.

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    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Margot Young

    Professor

    Margot Young is Professor in the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. After studying at the University of British Columbia, the University of Toronto, and the University of California, Berkeley, Professor Young began her teaching career at the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria.  In 2002, she moved to the University of British Columbia.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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