Bruce MacDougall joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988, and was an Associate Professor from 1996 to 2002. He has been a Professor of a Law since 2002, and teaches in the areas of Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Contract Law and Human Rights Law. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as a Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986 to 1987.
Professor MacDougall was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville in 1993, and a Distinguished Research Fellow at King's College, London, in 2001. He has also practiced law in Toronto and Vancouver. Professor MacDougall is a dedicated teacher and the recipient of a UBC Killam Prize for Teaching Excellence. Much of his extensive published work focuses on questions that he once had as a law student, and has come to understand after decades of research.
Professor MacDougall was the recipient of the Alumni Award for Research at the 2016 Allard Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony held on April 27th, 2016. For more, watch Professor MacDougall's 2016 Allard Alumni Achievement Award Video: