Peter A Allard School of Law

Research Faculty Directory

  • Robert Russo

    Lecturer

    Dr. Russo obtained his LLB, LLM and PhD degrees from the Allard School of Law.  His research has been primarily in the area of immigration and labour/employment law and he has published several peer-reviewed articles in this field.  He joined UBC as a part-time faculty member in 2017 and was appointed a full-time Faculty Lead Lecturer for the LLMCL program in 2018.  He has subsequently guided the teaching for the Distance Learning and LLMCL programs as well as teaching in the first-year J.D. program.  He has also designed and taught online courses in in Torts and Public Law.

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  • Galit Sarfaty

    Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Global Economic Governance

    Galit A. Sarfaty holds a Canada Research Chair in Global Economic Governance and is an Associate Professor with tenure at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. and M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, and an A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard University. She previously served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • 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

    Assistant Professor

    Jocelyn Stacey is an Assistant 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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  • Régine Tremblay

    Assistant Professor

    Régine Tremblay holds degrees in civil law and common law from McGill University (B.C.L. and LL.B.) and an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Barreau du Québec and has undertaken basic training in family mediation with the Association de médiation familiale du Québec. Before beginning her doctoral research, Régine was Assistant Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law and Lecturer in Canadian Family Law at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Anne Uteck

    Assistant Professor of Teaching

    Professor Uteck practiced law for several years in Halifax, Nova Scotia 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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