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Queen's University
 


Assistant Professor Cherie Metcalf

Cherie Metcalf

Associate Professor
B.A. (Hons.)(Queen's), M.A., Ph.D. (Econ.)(U.B.C.),
LL.B. (Queen's), LL.M. (Yale)

Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 3N6
tel: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74267
fax: (613) 533-6509
email:
metcalfc@queensu.ca


Teaching Subjects

Public Law
Constitutional Law
Law and Economics
International Environmental & Resource Law

    Current Research

    My research is primarily concerned with public law, broadly defined, which I approach from a law and economics perspective. I am currently working on issues involving the influence of public law on private actors, specially examining the significance of constitutional protection for property rights. I also have a particular interest in Indigenous peoples' rights and environmental and resource management.

    Selected Professional Achievements

    Grants & Awards

      • Queen’s Senate Advisory Research Committee Grant for project - “Property Law Culture: Public Law, Private Preferences & the Regulation of Property” (4-A Grant (2012), SARC (2011))
      • Faculty Scholar, BLG Research Fellowship, Queen's Law Faculty (2008)
      • Fulbright/OAS Ecology Scholarship (2006-2007, Yale Law School)
      • John Vanderkamp Prize (best paper in Canadian Public Policy in 2004

        Presentations

        • International Society for New Institutional Economics Conference, University of Southern California (2012), Stanford (2011)
        • Society for Environmental Law & Economics Conference, IU Maurer School of Law (2012) Emory Law School (2010)
        • American Law & Economics Association Conference, Columbia Law School (2011)
        • Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Yale Law School (2010)
        • Selected for Stanford-Harvard International Junior Faculty Forum (2008)
        • Law & Society Summer Institute (2005, Oxford)

        Clerkships

        • Supreme Court of Canada (2003-2004, Justice W.C. Ian Binnie)
        • Federal Court of Appeal (2002-2003, Justice Stone and Strayer)

        Selected Publications

          • "Property Rights, Resource Access and Long Run Growth" (with I. Keay) (2011) 8 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (792)
          • “Corporate Social Responsibility as Global Public Law: Third Party Rankings as Regulation by Information” (2010) 28 Pace Envt’l L. Rev. 145
          • “Emerging Paradigms of Rationality: Theory & Applications” (2009) 35 Queen’s L.J. 1
          • "Compensation as Discipline in the Justified Limitation of Aboriginal Rights: The Case of Forest Exploitation" (2008) 33 Queen’s L.J. 385
          • "Aboriginal Rights, Customary Law and the Economics of Renewable Resource Exploitation" (with I. Keay) (2004) 30 Canadian Public Policy 1
          • "Indigenous Rights and the Environment: Evolving International Law" (2003-4) 35 Ottawa L. Rev. 101- reprinted in Human Rights and the Environment, Dinah L. Shelton (ed.) (Edward Elgar, 2011)
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            Curriculum Vitae

          Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000