Roxana Banu

Roxana Banu

Roxana Banu is an Assistant Professor at Western Law School starting January 2018. Prior to joining Western, Roxana Banu was a visiting research fellow at Fordham Law School and a visiting doctoral researcher at NYU Law School. She taught Conflict of Laws as an Adjunct Faculty at Osgoode Hall Law School and Fordham Law School.

Roxana completed her doctorate in law (SJD) at the University of Toronto, where she was awarded the 2016 Alan Marks Medal for the best graduate thesis and the Strauss Fellowship in International Law. She also completed an LL.M. degree in international business and trade law, magna cum laudae, at Fordham Law School, where she was awarded the Edward J. and Elizabeth V. Hawk Award.

Roxana Banu has a law degree from the Freie Universität Berlin, where she was awarded the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) award for outstanding results.

In 2016 Roxana Banu was awarded the American Society of International Law Private International Law Prize for her paper “A Relational Feminist Approach to Conflict of Laws”.

Her book, Nineteenth Century Relational Internationalist Perspectives in Private International Law, is forthcoming in 2018 with Oxford University Press.

Roxana Banu is a member of the New York Bar.

Email: rbanu@uwo.ca 
Phone: 519-661-2111, ext. 81567
Office: LB 112

Publications

Books

Nineteenth Century Relational Internationalist Perspectives in Private International Law, forthcoming 2018 with OUP

Articles

“A Relational Feminist Approach to Conflict of Laws” (2017) 24 Mich J Gender & L 1.

“Assuming Regulatory Authority for Transnational Torts: An Interstate Affair? A Historical Perspective on the Canadian Private International Law Tort Rules” (2013) 31 Windsor YB Access Just 197 (peer-reviewed, invited).