Margaret Martin

Margaret Martin

Academic Degrees:

B.A. (Hons) (McMaster ), M.A (McMaster) , M.S.L. (University of Toronto), Ph.D (University of Cambridge)

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 81568
Office: LB 20

Margaret Martin is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law at Western University. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, a MSL from the University of Toronto. She also holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and English Literature and MA in Philosophy, both from McMaster University. Professor Martin has held fellowships at the University of Toronto and at Corpus Christie College at the University of Cambridge. She has been an invited speaker at leading universities in the Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States. Professor Martin is on the editorial board for Jurisprudence, the American Journal of Jurisprudence and the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence. Her monograph, Judging Positivism, was published by Hart Publishing in 2014. She has also published in the area of criminal theory, the theory of international criminal law, and political philosophy. She teaches constitutional law, jurisprudence, and criminal theory.

Research Highlights

Martin, Margaret, Judging Positivism (Hart Publishing, 2014)

Martin, Margaret, Raz's Morality of Freedom: Two Models of Authority, Jurisprudence 1:1, June 2010

Martin, Margaret, "International Criminal Law: Between Utopian Dreams and Political Realities", Rethinking Criminal Law Theory: New Canadian Perspectives in the Philosophy of Domestic (forthcoming, Hart Publishing, 2011)