W. Wesley Pue

Professor (on leave)

M.A. (Geog.) (Oxford) 1977; B.A. (Juris.) (Oxford) 1979; LL.M. (Alberta) 1980; Ph.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School) 1989


Dr. Wesley Pue is currently teaching Jurisprudence, Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Legal Theory, Public Law, and Canadian Legal History.

His research interests include the histories of legal professions, comparative legal history, law and colonialism, and issues related to constitutionalism, security, and policing.

Educated in England and Canada, he taught at Osgoode Hall Law School, Oklahoma City University, Carleton University and University of Manitoba before joining the law school at UBC as Nathan T. Nemetz Professor of Legal History in 1993. At UBC he has served as Director for the Graduate Programme in Law, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research (July 2003 - January 2007), acting Director of the Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program, Vice-Provost (Vancouver Campus), and Provost (Okanagan Campus).

Called to the Bars of the Northwest Territories and Alberta and an honorary member of the Honourable Society of Inner Temple, Professor Pue has held faculty positions or visiting professorships in Canada, the USA, England, and Australia and served as President of the Canadian Law and Society Association.  He is Series Editor for Canada's Law and Society Book Series, published by the University of British Columbia Press: http://www.ubcpress.ca/books/series_law.html


A selection of scholarship is to be found at SSRN Author page: http://ssrn.com/author=99873


Publications listed on the Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database.