Master of Laws – LL.M. » Faculty Supervisors

Associate Dean
Shariff, Mary; Associate Dean, Juris Doctor Program; Associate Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Aging and the law; Bioethics; Biogerontology; Biotechnology; Construction law; Contract law; Environment, Natural Resources and Animal law; International trade and business law; Legal Pedagogy; Legal Research and Theory; Legal Strategies


Associate Dean
Short, Donn
Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies; Professor

Teaching & Research Areas:

Human Rights Law; Trusts, Property; Scholarly Publications; Educational Law; Safe School Legislation and Policies; Legal Pluralism; Youth Culture; Legal Construction of Children and Youth; Law and Religion; Legal History; Theatre and Human Rights


Busby, KarenProfessor

Teaching & Research Areas:

Violence Against Women; Sexual and Reproductive Rights; Queer Issues; Civil Procedure; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Right to Water


Curran, Bruce; Assistant Professor

Teaching & Research Areas:

Contracts; Trusts; Negotiation; Dispute Resolution (including mediation and arbitration); Civil Procedure; Employment Law; Human Rights; Empirical Legal Research; Labour Law


Gallant, MichelleProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Taxation; Philanthropy and Law; International Law; Dispute Resolution; Money Laundering; Terrorist Finance


Gunn, BrendaAssociate Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Advocating for the Rights of Indigenous People in International Law; Constitutional Law; International Law; Metis People and Canadian Law


Harvey, CameronProfessor Emeritus

Teaching and Research Areas:

Agency; Commercial Law; Private International Law


Heckman, GeraldAssociate Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Public law, including:

Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Advanced Public Law; Labour Law; Human Rights Law; International Human Rights Law; Refugee Law; Francais Juridique


Ireland, DavidAssistant Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Evidence; Criminal law and procedure; Advocacy; Mechanics of the Criminal Justice System; Police Powers


Irvine, JohnProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Torts; Jurisprudence; Real Property; Personal Property


Jochelson, RichardProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Criminal Law and Procedure; Sexual Expression, Conduct and Work in Canada; Charter Issues in Criminal Law; Socio-legal governance of harm and precaution; Policing and police power; Surveillance and security in legal decision-making; Jury law, disability and the criminal law; Empirical analyses of legal decision makers; Scholarly Publications


Khoday, AmarAssociate Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Criminal Law and Procedure; Administrative Law; Law and Resistance; International Criminal Justice; Law and Popular Culture; Undercover Interrogations; Refugee, Immigration and Citizenship Law and Policy; Human Rights Law and Discourse

analyses of legal decision makers; Scholarly Publications


MacNeil, Gillian; Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Teaching: Legal Methods, Legal Systems and Comparative Law
Research: international criminal law, transnational criminal law, comparative law and constitutional law.


MacPherson, DarcyProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Court of Appeal Clerkship; Court of Queen’s Bench Clerkship; Commercial Law – Secured Transactions; Corporate/Securities Law Moot; Taxation Law and Policy; Disability rights; Corporate criminal liability; Corporate law; Administrative law; Agency and Partnerships; Constitutional Law; Contracts; Criminal Law and Procedure


Maharaj, Krish; Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Contracts; Trusts; Equity; Civil remedies and damages; Good faith in contractual relations


Schulz, JenniferProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Mediation; Dispute Resolution Theory; Women Mediators; Negotiation; Law, Culture & the Humanities; Law & Popular Culture; Topics in Dispute Resolution; Torts and Compensation Systems


Schwartz, BryanProfessor; Chair, Asper Chair of International Business and Trade Law

Teaching and Research Areas:

Constitutional Law; Charter of Rights; International Law; Legislative Process; Labour-Management Relations; Internet & E-Commerce Law


Torrie, VirginiaAssistant Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Commercial Law; Canadian Legal History; Socio-Legal Studies; Historical Institutionalism; Corporations I; Negotiable Instruments & Banking Law


Trask, BrandonAssistant Professor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Criminal Law and Evidence; Constitutional Law; Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Law and Economics; Political Economy; Economic and Social Regulation; Institutional Design and Development; Environmental Law and Policy; Energy Law and Policy; Torts and Compensation Systems; Negotiation


Turnbull, LornaProfessor

Teaching and Research Areas:

Children, youth and the Law; Income Tax Law and Policy; Methodes Juridiques; Internships; Law and social policy; gender equality, motherwork; rights of children and youth; economic inequality; human rights; reconciliation; income tax; big data