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Catherine Dauvergne

Catherine Dauvergne

Professor of Law, University of British Columbia
Professor Dauvergne has been working in the area of refugee, immigration, and citizenship law for thirty years. For a decade she held the Canada Research in Migration Law. In 2012, Dauvergne was named a Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation in recognition of her contributions to public discourse in Canada. In 2019 she was honoured with a Queen’s Counsel designation. She has written three books that take a broad perspective on the theoretical underpinnings of the interrelated fields that comprise border law, including considering how human rights principles and discourses fit into a migration and citizenship framework. Dauvergne is also an editor or co-author of five other volumes, including Canada’s immigration and refugee law casebook. Much of Dauvergne’s work engages feminist critique of the law, and the place of women in immigration, refugee, and citizenship laws. Catherine Dauvergne served as the eighth dean of the Peter A. Allard School of Law from 2015-2020 and as Provost of Simon Fraser University from 2020-22. In 2021, Dauvergne was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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