After receiving her LLM in International Legal Studies from New York University in 2007, Liz taught International Trade Law and International Investment Law as a sessional instructor for the Faculty of Law and served as a contributor to and editor of the International Institute for Sustainable Development's Investment Treaty Newsletter. She is currently finishing her PhD in International Trade & Investment Law at the University of Calgary. As a PhD student she has won numerous scholarships, including a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship 2010 - 2012 and an Honorary Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship 2010 - 2012. She also received the Marc Lalonde Prize for Excellence in International and Commercial Arbitration for her scholarship.
Liz is a member of the Law Society of Alberta.
Law 549: International Law
Law 597: Legal Theory - International Law
Law 597: International Trade Law
Law 628: International Investment Law
Law 693: International Law
Law 693: Interntaional Trade Law
Liz's research focuses on the intersection of international trade law and international investment arbitration and, specifically, the application of Most Favoured Nation clauses to the dispute settlement provisions of bilateral investment treaties.
Liz was the co-founder and Chairperson of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund, Calgary branch, 2008 - 2011.