Graduate Students

PhD in Law and Society

Name

Interests

E-mail

Supervisor

Marie-Sophie Banville Relationship with land; affect and embodiment; aboriginal title; real property law; financialization of housing; and immanent ethics

Lindberg, D.

Ben-Meyer Aaron Transnational climate law complexity and mechanism design.

Ramraj

Kinwa Bluesky Anishinabek Art and storytelling.

Borrows

Brian Calliou Historical Development of Indigenous Legal Profession.

Borrows

Akshaya Chandani Rule of Law; Legal pluralism; Indigenous movements in India.

 

Parmar

Kim Cholette

Legal responses to opioid crisis: the moral dimensions of the problem – prohibition vs legalization; doctrine of individualism; the harm principle and public paternalism.

Iyioha

Nima Dorji Bhutanese election law; constitutional (fundamental) rights and duties; Buddhism and law; intellectual property law.

Ramraj

Rachel Flowers Indigenous Law and Art.

Johnson

David Gill Alternatives to criminal law in both Canadian and Indigenous legal orders​.

Napoleon

Jason Gratl The Regulation of Truth.

Cochran

Kim Senklip Harvey Indigenous Cultural Artistic Legal Orders.

Johnson

Pak Yan Anthony Ho Legal frameworks for the management and protection of common resources, public trust, legal history and legal discourse, social construction of law.

Tollefson

Chidimma Ike

Iyioha

Tamunobelema Itamunoala Climate change.

Routh

Arvind Kumar Access to justice in Adivasi lands of India; non-international armed conflicts with a special focus on the Naxal movement.

Parmar

Sabrina Lamanna Revitalization of Indigenous Legal Orders; Critical Indigenous Studies; Indigenous Feminisms; Indigenous Nationhood

Milward

Aaron Leakey Dispute system design; conflict resolution; institutional design; culture & diversity; Indigenous justice; design thinking; access to justice; alternative dispute resolution; family mediation / justice.

Lawrence

Eva Linde Environmental law; climate change; human rights; international law; European Union law.

Chan

Michael Litchfield Cannabis regulation; regulation of drugs and alcohol; corporate/commercial law; real property law; governance; ethics.

Lawrence

Katherine Llorca Green legal theory.

Johnson

Lana Lowe Indigenous Environmental Law and Governance.

Napoleon

Ratana Ly Transnational regulations; legal pluralism; human rights & the environment; transitional justice.

Ramraj

Maria Carolina Marinho-Ribeiro

Cochran

Trung Q. Nguyen State responsibilities, Public International Law, Human Rights, Democratisation

Breau

Summer Okibe Indigenous law; Aboriginal rights; Environmental law; climate change; climate justice; human rights; and international law.

Lindberg, D.

Ademiju Olatunji International criminal law; human rights and corruption.

Kiyani

Smriti Pokhrel

Parmar

Luiz Henrique Reggi Pecora

Morales

Himaloya Saha Intersection between labour laws and foreign direct investment; issues of cross-border insolvency.

Routh

Mélisande Séguin Extrativism, Indigenous law, Indigenous governance, new legal realism, political economy, human rights.

Webber

Panch Rishi Dev Sharma Comparative constitutional law; emergency constitution; comparative federalism; South Asian jurisprudence.

Ramraj

Jonathan Simard

Morales

Jennifer Smith Environmental displacement of human populations; climate change refugees.

Kiyani

Devyani Tewari Gender and disability rights; law and literature; law and popular culture.

Iyioha

Paige Thombs Religious lawyering; legal history in Canada; religion in the public sphere; legal ethics. 

Chan

Vanessa Udy Indigenous Law, Legal Pluralism, Environmental Stewardship

Hanna

Esteban Vallejo Toledo Taxation, tax law, local taxes, property taxes, land value capture, spatial inclusion, legal geography, Indigenous law and taxation, fiscal decentralization, fiscal federalism, official statistics, legal and research ethics, dispute resolution, legal pluralism, as well as legal history and anthropology.

Bryan

Mary Anne Vallianatos Legal history; critical race feminism; administrative law; property; postcolonial theory

Parmar

Mark Zion Theory; critical legal thought; temporality; ecology; Indigeneity; posthumanism; poststructuralism.

Johnson

LLM in Law and Society

Name

Interests

E-mail

Supervisor

Jessica Asch

Indigenous law questions relating to citizenship; gender; matrimonial property; dispute resolution; child welfare; and lands; water and resources.

 

Borrows

Angel M. Brant Panag

Transformative justice, decolonization, Indigenous legal systems, human rights and social movements, sustainability and environmental law. 

 Hanna

Kirsty Broadhead

Canadian criminal law and the revitalization of Indigenous law, justice systems and processes. Violence against Indigenous women and over incarceration of Indigenous people. Contemporary colonialism. Indigenous self governance. Treaty relations.

Milward

Monte Forster

Milward

Samantha Fraughton

Calder

Richard Fyfe

Access to justice and human rights in relation to federal inmates, in particular inmates with a disability. Persistent elements of the historic concept of ‘civil death’ and public and judicial attitudes towards punishment and their influence on treatment of inmates by the state. Areas of conflict between these attitudes and the goals of rehabilitation and protection of the public. Societal implications of these conflicts. 

Cochran,  Kodar

Leah George-Wilson

Napoleon

Kate Gower

Improving access to justice in B.C.; Illuminating different theories of change and the nature of the change required to improve access to justice; Constellating new tools and technologies in court, and  user-centred, innovative data collection and analysis techniques to illuminate what legal problems people have and what help they want.

 

Lapper, Webber

Caroline Grady

Indigenous business law, including First Nations taxation, financing, and business structuring.

Bryan

Meredith James

Remediation and reclamation of sites impacted by contamination, development and other disturbances; Aboriginal law; Indigenous laws; and Environmental law.

Curran

Toluwalope Kolawole

Environmental and energy law; alternative dispute resolution and collaborative governance​.

Napoleon

Chibueze Ngozi Public interest law; sustainable business; technology and innovation; corporate regulation.

Ramshaw

Jacqueline Ohayon Indigenous governance; Indigenous jurisdiction; Resistance movements; Environmental law; Climate justice; Legal pluralism; Legal anthropology.

Lindberg, D.

Oluwasikemi Oluwatuyi International taxation; trade and corporate finance.

Loomer

Archana Ravichandradeva Human rights; international human rights and humanitarian law; critical race theory; and third world approaches to international law.

Parmar

Ezinwanne Raymond Critical legal studies.

Iyioha

Katarina Sawchuk

Indigenous law; Restorative Justice; Indigenous-based principles in the justice system; Alternatives to the criminal justice system.

Milward

Visiting Research Students (VRS)

Name

Interests

E-mail

Supervisor

Mina Hosseina (Islamic Azad)

Ramshaw

International Exchange Students (IES - ELTE)

Name

Interests

E-mail

Supervisor