public international law, ocean law, law of international organizations, regulation and standard setting, human rights, critical theory, energy law
I have an LLM in international treaty interpretation and law of the sea, and an MA in performance art and theory.
I am a non-practicing member of the Alberta Law Society, having practiced in the areas of Canadian natural resource, Canadian / Indigenous, and human rights law.
I am formerly the Humanities Editor at Broadview Press (Canada).
I have taught in the areas of EU energy law, Arctic institutions, Canadian legal skills, cultural & literary theory, and literature in English.
The Polar Code: regulation of ships in polar waters
“On the Interpretation of the General Duty of 'Due Regard'” (2018) 32 Ocean Yearbook 27. (peer reviewed)
"The South China Sea Award and the duty of due regard" Online: Ablawg (September 8, 2016) <https://ablawg.ca/2016/09/08/south-china-sea-and-duty-of-due -regard /> and
JCLOS: blog of the KG Jebsen Center for the Law of the Sea (September 9, 2016) <https://site.uit.no/nclos/2016/09/09/the-south-china-sea-award-and -the-duty-of-due-regard-under-the-united-nations-law-of-the-sea-convention />
Nigel Bankes & Julia Gaunce, "Natural Gas Storage Regimes in Canada: A Survey" (Calgary: Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment, and Economy, University of Calgary, 2009).