Judy Fudge

Adjunct professor



Faculty of Law
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Y2
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Judy Fudge is a Professor at Kent Law School, the University of Kent in the UK.  She began her academic career at Osgoode Hall Law School in 1987, and in January 2007 she joined the University of Victoria Faculty of Law as the Lansdowne Chair in Law. Her research interests are employment and labour law in Canada, the European Union, and at the international level,  the relationship between migration and work, precarious work, feminist approaches to the legal regulation of work, and the political economy of law. In 2013, Judy was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada for her outstanding contribution to labour law scholarship. 

  • BA Honours – McGill
  • MA – York
  • LLB – Osgoode
  • DPhil – Oxford
  • Labour Before the Law: The Legal Regulation of Workers' Collective Action (with Eric Tucker, 2001)
  • Privatization, Law and the Challenge to Feminism (with Brenda Cossman, 2002)
  • Self-employed Workers Organize: Unions, Law, and Policy (with Cynthia Cranford, Eric Tucker, and Leah Vosko, 2005)
  • Precarious Work, Women and the New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms (with Rosemary Owens, 2006)
  • Work on Trial: Canadian Labour Law Struggles (with Eric Tucker, 2010)
  • Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case (with Fay Faraday and Eric Tucker, 2012)
  • Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation (with Kamala Sankaran, and Shae McCrystal, 2012)