Faculty Advisors

Dr. Robert Chambers

Professor and Department Chair

BEd, LLB (Alberta), DPhil (Oxford)

Dr. Chambers practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Alberta before obtaining his DPhil from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Peter Birks. He has been a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne and a professor at the University of Alberta, King’s College London, and University College London.
Dr. Chambers’ main research and teaching interests are property, restitution, trusts, and unjust enrichment. He is the author of Resulting Trusts (Oxford 1997), An Introduction to Property Law in Australia (4th edn, Sydney 2019), and The Law of Property (Toronto 2021), a co-author of Oosterhoff on Trusts (9th edn, Toronto 2019), and a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Equity (Sydney) and Trust Law International (London). 
Dr. Chambers teaches Property, Trusts, and Conflict of Laws.

Dr. Robert Diab



Dr. Diab is a dedicated scholar, focusing on constitutional rights, legal theory, and the intersection of law and technology. 
Dr. Diab co-founded the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law in 2014, where he co-edited eight volumes covering diverse topics such as digital privacy, international law, and democratic decay. 
Dr. Diab has authored “Search and Seizure” (in Irwin’s Essentials of Canadian Law series, with C. Hunt) (2023); “The Harbinger Theory: How the Post-9/11 Emergency Became Permanent and the Case for Reform” (Oxford UP, 2015); and “Guantanamo North” (Fernwood, 2008).
In addition to his research, Dr. Diab is an experienced educator, teaching courses on criminal law, evidence, jurisprudence. Before academia, Dr. Diab practiced criminal and administrative law in Vancouver, enriching his scholarly and pedagogical pursuits with practical insights.