Sara Ghebremusse


Academic Degrees:

B.A. Hons (University of Alberta), M.A. (Carleton University), JD (University of Ottawa), LL.M. (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (York University – Osgoode Hall)

Phone: 519 661-2111 ext. 89288
Office: LB 114

Dr. Sara Ghebremusse is an Assistant Professor and the Cassels Chair in Mining Law and Finance at Western Law and was previously an Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She has degrees from the University of Alberta, Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto, and York University. She writes, researches, and teaches in the areas of mining law and governance, law and development, transnational law, and human rights. She has published in all these fields and has presented her research at conferences around the world.

Dr. Ghebremusse is the Principal Investigator of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-funded project examining how Canadian mining conflicts in Tanzania and Zambia have contributed to institutional transformation in the two countries. She has also supported the development of the Allard School of Law’s first ever Executive Learning Program in Mining Law and Sustainability.

Research Highlights

Update forthcoming.