Lansdowne Chair in Law
B.A. Honours (McGill), M.A. (York), LL.B. (Osgoode), D.Phil. (Oxford)
Judy Fudge joined the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in January 2007 as the Lansdowne Chair in Law, after beginning her academic career at Osgoode Hall Law School in 1987. Her research interests are employment and labour law in Canada, the European Union, and at the international level, feminist approaches to the legal regulation of work, and the political economy of law. She has been a visiting fellow at the REMESO migration institute at Linköping University, Lund University, McGill University's Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, the London School of Economics, the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford, and she has held visiting chairs at the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan. In 2009, she received the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights for her research project "Labour Rights as Human Rights: Unions, Women, and Migrants". From 14 January 2013 to 20 July 2013 she will be a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Kent Law School in the UK.
Judy Fudge has been widely published in law, history, and industrial relations journals, and she has co-authored and co-edited several books. She holds and has held editorial positions with a number of journals in different disciplines, including editor-in-chief of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2000 to 2003). She is a member of the Inter-University Research Centre on Globalization and Work and on the advisory committee of the Labor Law Research Network. Her books include Labour Before the Law: The Legal Regulation of Workers' Collective Action (with Eric Tucker, 2001), Privatization, Law and the Challenge to Feminism (with Brenda Cossman, 2002), Self-employed Workers Organize: Unions, Law, and Policy (with Cynthia Cranford, Eric Tucker, and Leah Vosko, 2005), Precarious Work, Women and the New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms (with Rosemary Owens, 2006), Work on Trial: Canadian Labour Law Struggles (with Eric Tucker, 2010), Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: FarmWorkers and the Fraser Case (with Fay Faraday and Eric Tucker, 2012), and Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation (with Kamala Sankaran, and Shae McCrystal, 2012).
Currently, Judy Fudge is working on projects relating to migrant workers, gender and labour law, constitutionalizing labour rights in Canada and the European union, and the legal regulation of precarious and informal work.
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Lansdowne Chair in Law
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