Joel BakanJoel Bakan

Professor

B.A. (Simon Fraser) 1981, B.A. (Juris.) (Oxford) 1983, LL.B. (Dalhousie) 1984, LL.M. (Harvard) 1987

Tel: 604.822.5682
E-mail: bakan@law.ubc.ca
Office Location: Allard Hall, room 355

Personal Web Page: http://faculty.law.ubc.ca/Bakan/index.htm

Profile

Joel Bakan writes and researches in the areas of Constitutional Law, socio-legal studies, legal theory and economic law.  He studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk in 1985 for Chief Justice Brian Dickson of the Supreme Court of Canada.  He joined the Law Faculty in 1990 as Associate Professor after a year's visit from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he had been Assistant Professor since 1987.  Professor Bakan teaches Constitutional Law, Contracts, socio-legal courses and the graduate seminar.  He has won the Faculty of Law's Teaching Excellence Award twice and a UBC Killam Research Prize.

Representative Published Works

  • Just Words: Constitutional Rights and Social Wrongs (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997)
  • The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power (2004)

Publications listed on the UBC Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database

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