Faculty directory

Name

Contact

Research Interests

Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey 250-721-8182
Remedies, insurance, torts, feminist analysis of law, law and society, and race, ethnicity, and the law. 

John Borrows
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law

250-721-8168
Indigenous law, environmental law, constitutional law.

Susan Breau
Dean of Law

250-721-8147
lawdean@uvic.ca

Law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international disaster law.

Brad Bryan

250-721-8164
bwb@uvic.ca

Taxation law, First Nations taxation.

Gillian Calder

250-721-5127
gcalder@uvic.ca

Family law and social issues, constitutional law, gender equality.

Jamie L Cassels, QC
Serving as University President

Remedies, legal theory, contracts, torts.

Kathryn Chan 

250-721-8163
kmchan@uvic.ca

Nonprofit sector law, law and religion, administrative law and regulation, trusts, the law of gift.

Patricia Cochran

250-721-8183

Constitutional law, political and legal theory, law of evidence, human rights, social welfare law.

Deborah L Curran,
Executive Director, Environmental Law Centre

250-853-3105
dlc@uvic.ca
Water law, municipal law, growth management and land use law, environmental law, agricultural land and food systems, real estate and shared-decision making.

Maneesha Deckha
Lansdowne Chair in Law

250-721-8175
mdeckha@uvic.ca
Animal law, health, bioethics, feminist analysis, critical animal studies, administrative law, postcolonial theory.

Gerry Ferguson

250-721-8174
gferguso@uvic.ca
Corruption, criminal law, criminal procedure, sentencing, mental health law.

Mark R Gillen 

250-721-8169
mgillen@uvic.ca
Securities, trusts, business associations, tax and competition law.

Donna Greschner

250-721-8866
dgresch@uvic.ca
Constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, human rights (focus on equality rights), political and legal theory.

Alan Hanna

250-472-5247
ahanna@uvic.ca

Aboriginal law, Indigenous lands, rights and governance.
Robert Howell 250-721-8186
rhowell@uvic.ca
Intellectual property, technology, telecommunications, private international law.
Ireh Iyioha

250-721-6299
iiyioha@uvic.ca

Jurisprudence, international human rights law, feminist legal theory, torts, healthcare law, and women's health and the law.

Rebecca Johnson
Director, Graduate Program

250-721-8187
rjohnson@uvic.ca
Criminal law, legal process, business associations.

Asad Kiyani

250-472-5042
akiyani@uvic.ca

Immigration and refugee law, domestic and international criminal law, evidence, postcolonial theory, legal pluralism, and comparative law.

Freya Kodar
Associate Dean, Administration and Research

250-721-8190
law.assocdean.adm@uvic.ca
Pension (public and private), consumer law and policy, debt and credit regulation, income security, care work, disability and the law.

Robert Lapper, QC
Dorothy & David Lam Chair in Law and Public Policy

250-721-7647 
rlapper@uvic.ca
Access to justice, justice innovation, public policy, professional regulation and ethics, Aboriginal law. 

Michelle Lawrence  
Associate Dean, Academic and Student Relations

250-721-8152
lawassoc@uvic.ca
Criminal law, evidence, sentencing, substance abuse and mental disorder, relationship violence, police accountability.
Tracey Lindberg

250-721-8894
tlindberg@uvic.ca

Traditional Indigenous governments, Cree laws, translation between Canadian and Indigenous laws, Indigenous women, legal advocacy and activism.
Geoffrey Loomer

250-721-8173
geoffreyloomer@uvic.ca

International and comparative taxation law and corporate taxation. 

Colin Macleod  

250-721-7521
cmacleod@uvic.ca
Philosophy, liberal equality.
David Milward

250-721-8154
davidmilward@uvic.ca

Criminal law, Indigenous justice, and evidence.

Ted L. McDorman 

250-721-8181
tlmcdorm@uvic.ca
Public international law, international ocean law.

Sarah Morales 

250-721-8184
smorales@uvic.ca 

Aboriginal law, Indigenous legal traditions and international human rights.

Val Napoleon
Director, JD/JID program
Law Foundation Chair of Indigenous Justice and Governance

250-721-8172
jiddirector@uvic.ca

Indigenous legal traditions, Indigenous feminist legal studies, governance, restorative justice, Indigenous property law, Aboriginal legal issues.

Andrew Newcombe 

250-721-8161
newcombe@uvic.ca
International investment law and arbitration, international trade law and contracts.

Pooja Parmar 

250-721-8179

legal pluralism, legal ethics, int’l human rights law, legal history, law and colonialism.

Stephen Perks
Acting Director of the Law Centre Clinical Legal Education Program

250-385-1221
steve.perks@thelawcentre.ca

Clinical and public legal education.

Janna Promislow

250-472-5027
jannap@uvic.ca

Aboriginal administrative law, treaty relationships and interpretation.

Victor V. Ramraj
Director, Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI)
250-721-7024
Comparative constitutional and administrative law (SE Asia), transnational regulation, law and globalization, emergency powers in Asia.

Sara Ramshaw 
on leave July 1-Dec 31, 2020

250-721-8165 sararamshaw@uvic.ca

Family law, human rights, contracts, arts-based approaches to law, law and the humanities, improvisation and the law, legal theory/jurisprudence.
Tim Richards
Director, First-Year Legal Research and Writing Program
250-721-8185
trichard@uvic.ca
Human rights law, poverty and social policy, legal skills education.

Supriya Routh 

250-853-3167
srouth@uvic.ca
Work and labour law, international labour law, atypical and informal workers in the global south, human rights.

Calvin Sandborn, QC
Legal Director of the Environmental Law Centre

250-472-5248
csandbor@uvic.ca
Environmental law, mining law and reform, plastics legislation.

Chris Tollefson

250-721-8170
ctollef@uvic.ca
Environmental law and litigation, sustainability, environmental governance, forestry, Aboriginal law, access to justice.

Jeremy Webber

250-721-8171
jwebber@uvic.ca

Indigenous legal rights, cultural diversity, constitutional theory.

Name

Phone

Email

Susan Breau
Dean of Law
250 721-8147
Michelle Lawrence
Associate Dean, Academic and Student Relations
250 721-8152 lawassoc@uvic.ca
Freya Kodar
Associate Dean, Administration and Research
250 721-8190 law.assocdean.adm@uvic.ca
Rebecca Johnson
Director, Graduate Program
250 721-8175 rjohnson@uvic.ca

Name

Course

Email

Ross Alexander 343-1: Information and Privacy Law (Fall) rossalexander@uvic.ca
Eszter Bodnár 374: Law of the European Union (Spring)
Oliver Brandes Adjunct Professor

omb@uvic.ca

Fernando De Lima 360-1: Legal Ethics (Spring)

fernando.delima@gov.bc.ca

Andrew Buck 343-3: Disposession: A Legal History of the Right to Vote (Fall) andrewbuck@uvic.ca
Colleen Cattell, QC 337: Dispute Resolution (Fall) colleen@cattelladr.com
Patrick Dudding 307B: Civil Procedure with Drafting (Fall) dudding@achesonlaw.ca
Avigail Eisenberg 343-2: Pluralism and Political Authority (Fall) avigaile@uvic.ca
Stephen Ferance 366: Patent Law (Fall) stephen.ferance@gowlingwlg.com
John Galius 340: Indigenous Lands, Rights and Governance (Spring)

Jonas Gifford 366: Patent Law (Fall)
Rebeca Baccarini Macias Gimenez 376: International Environmental Law (Spring)

Andrew Harding Adjunct Professor
Cindy Holder 343-4: Self-Determination of Peoples (Fall)

cholder@uvic.ca

Laura Johnston 343: Mental Health Law (Spring)
Valerie Le Blanc

388: ALRW (Fall & Spring)

vleblanc@uvic.ca

James Legh

320: Wills, Estates and Succession Planning (Spring)

legh@sll.ca

Michael Litchfield
Director, Business Law Clinic

105: Contracts (Fall)
349: Business Law Clinic

mlitchfield@thinklabconsulting.com

Jerry McHale Adjunct Professor

mjmchale@uvic.ca

Michael Munro 356-1: Advocacy (Fall & Spring) mjmbarrister@gmail.com
Jess Patterson 356-2: Advocacy (Fall)

Deanna Rivers

320: Wills, Estates and Succession Planning (Fall & Spring)

rivers@sll.ca

Alan Treleaven

360-2: Legal Ethics (Fall)
109-3: Torts (Spring)

atreleaven@uvic.ca
604-809-9838

John Tuck 343-1: Information and Privacy Law (Fall)
Neil Vallance 317: Real Property Transactions (Spring)

nvallanc@uvic.ca

Ian Wiebe 355: Legal Skills (Spring)
Mark Zion 328: Green Legal Theory (Spring)

mzion@uvic.ca

Tom Zworski 383: Municipal Law & Sustainability (Spring)

tzworski@victoria.ca