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James McGillivray

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Department of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Email: jmcgilli@yorku.ca


James McGillivray received his Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to joining York, McGillivray most recently taught American business law with Northwest Missouri State University’s programme in Shanghai. His research and teaching are interdisciplinary and draw on political economy, the law and economics movement, and critical legal studies. His research interests focus on the political economy of intellectual property, labour and employment law, human rights, and constitutional law.

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Degrees

Ph.D. Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M. Faculty of Law, Queen’s University
LL.B. Faculty of Law, Queen’s University
M.A. Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University
B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy, Queen’s University

Research Interests

, Intellectual Property, Political Economy, Critical Legal Studies, the ‘Gig’ Economy, Freedom of Expression & Academic Freedom.

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 C Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 B Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2330 6.0 A Political Econ. of Law, Policy & Organ. LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 B Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 C Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2330 6.0 A Political Econ. of Law, Policy & Organ. LECT


James McGillivray received his Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to joining York, McGillivray most recently taught American business law with Northwest Missouri State University’s programme in Shanghai. His research and teaching are interdisciplinary and draw on political economy, the law and economics movement, and critical legal studies. His research interests focus on the political economy of intellectual property, labour and employment law, human rights, and constitutional law.

Degrees

Ph.D. Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M. Faculty of Law, Queen’s University
LL.B. Faculty of Law, Queen’s University
M.A. Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University
B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy, Queen’s University

Research Interests

, Intellectual Property, Political Economy, Critical Legal Studies, the ‘Gig’ Economy, Freedom of Expression & Academic Freedom.


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 C Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 B Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2330 6.0 A Political Econ. of Law, Policy & Organ. LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 B Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC4043 6.0 C Corporate Governance and Business Law SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2330 6.0 A Political Econ. of Law, Policy & Organ. LECT