Our People

Faculty contributing to the Law and Society Program are scholars engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research from a range of disciplines, including business, history, legal theory, philosophy, political science, and sociology.

 

Faculty Teaching LAWS Courses (2023-24)

Dr. Natalie Ghosn
LAWS 1003 Introduction to Law and Society (Winter 2024)

Dr. Marc Ramsay
LAWS 2003 Theories of Law and Justice (Winter 2024)

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
LAWS 1003 Introduction to Law and Society (Fall 2023)

Contributing Faculty Members

Dr. Kate Ashley
Associate Professor, Centre for Interdisciplinary and Language Programs; VP Academic Interim
Research and Teaching Interests: Education Law; Language Law; Labour and Employment Law; Human Rights; Dispute Resolution.

Mike Beazley
Academic Librarian for Law and Society
Email: mike.beazley@acadiau.ca

Dr. Alice Cohen
Professor, Earth and Environmental Science
Research and Teaching Interests:
Environmental Geography, Environmental Policy and Politics, Legal Issues in Environmental Science

Dr. Erin Crandall
Coordinator, Law and Society Program; Associate Professor, Department of Politics
Research and Teaching Interests: Canadian law and politics; constitutionalism; judicial appointments; election law; gender and law

Dr. Kelly Dye
Professor, Manning School of Business Administration
Research and Teaching Interests: Gender and Diversity, Employment Law, Financial Inclusion, Human Rights Law

Dr. Stephen Henderson
Professor, Department of History and Classics
Research and Teaching Interests: Canadian History, History of Law and Punishment in Canada

Dr. Jennifer MacDonald
Associate Professor, Department of History and Classics
Research and Teaching Interests: Medieval Europe, Medieval law and society, history of material culture

Dr. Marc Ramsay
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Research and Teaching Interests: Ethics and Philosophy of Law, Constitutional Rights and Judicial Review, Children's Rights, Philosophical Issues in Private Law, Theories of Equality

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Instructor, Department of Politics & Department of History and Classics
Research and Teaching Interests: Islam and Politics, Judicial Politics, International Law, Academic Freedom

Dr. James Sedgwick
Associate Professor, Department of History and Classics
Research and Teaching Interests: Genocide and Justice, Modern East Asia History, History of Medicine