Jacqueline Krikorian is an associate professor at York University and a member of the bar of Ontario. She received a PhD from the University of Toronto (Political Science), an MA from Dalhousie (Political Science) an MLitt from the University of Oxford (Modern History) and her law degree from Queen's University. In the winter 2014 term, Professor Krikorian holds the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Canada-U.S. Relations at the Wilson Center and is also a visiting fellow at the Institute for International Economic Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Professor Krikorian teaches in the department of political Science and in the Law & Society program at York University. She specializes in government and public law, with a particular emphasis on Canada and U.S. relations. She has been the recipient of funding from a number of institutions including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Fulbright Canada, and the Commonwealth awards program.

Her book, International Trade Law and Domestic Public Policy: Canada, the United States and the WTO (2012), has received strong reviews. It adopts the methodological approaches traditionally used to study the effect of domestic high courts in order to analyze the policy impact of decisions issued by the WTO dispute settlement mechanism. She has published her research in a number of noted refereed journals including the Journal of International Economic Law, the University of Toronto Law Journal, and the Canadian Journal of Political Science.

Article about her appointment from York University.


PhD, University of Toronto (Political Science)
LLB, Queen's University (Faculty of Law)
MLitt, University of Oxford (Modern History)
MA, Dalhousie University (Political Science)
BA, Honours, Brock University (Politics/History)

Research Interests:

Politics and Government , Law , Government