Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Refugee Camp
    Jul 23, 2020

    Graduate Student Profile: Siobhan Yorgun

    A PhD candidate at Allard Law, Siobhan Yorgun is looking to unmask a bias in the way refugee law is studied. In her doctoral dissertation, she illustrates the impact of this bias in creating a distorted knowledge of refugee law.

  • Indonesia Mine
    Jun 23, 2020

    Research Profile: Sara Ghebremusse

    Professor Sara Ghebremusse frequently conducts research at the intersection of transnational law and mining governance, particularly within Africa.

  • Wind Turbine
    Jun 22, 2020

    Research Profile: Gideon Odionu

    Gideon Odionu is a PhD student at Allard Law. He is both a 2020 UBC Sustainability Scholar and a UBC Sustainability Ambassador. Through the UBC Sustainability Initiative, he is currently working on a funded internship project at the BC Housing Research Center.

  • A flooded city
    May 18, 2020

    The Law of Disaster Exceptionalism

    Professor Jocelyn Stacey’s research investigates how Canadian law perpetuates disaster exceptionalism, a dangerous idea that disasters are temporary, exceptional and disconnected events.

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