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Kim Brooks is dean of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and previously held the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation in the Faculty of Law at McGill University and appointments at Queen's University and the University of British Columbia. She teaches all areas of taxation, with particular interests in critical policy analysis, the interaction of high- and low-income country tax regimes, and other tax policy issues. A prolific SSHRC-funded scholar, she has served as president of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers, managing editor/ secretary of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, co-chair of the National Steering Committee at the National Association of Women and the Law, editor of Women and Gender Law Abstracts, and chair of the Board of Directors in the National Legal Committee at the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund.

Nathalie J. Chalifour is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. Her main area of research is environmental law and policy, with a focus on the intersection between the environment, social justice, and the economy. She is the co-editor of volume 5 of Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2008), Land Use Law for Sustainable Development (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and the Canadian Brownfields Manual (LexisNexis, 2004). Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Nathalie was senior advisor to the president of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. She also worked for the World Wildlife Fund and taught at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She obtained her Doctor of Law at Stanford University and holds a Master in Juridical Sciences, which she obtained as a Stanford Program in International Legal Studies Fellow and Fulbright scholar.

Judy Fudge is a professor and Lansdowne Chair in Law at the University of Victoria, which she joined in 2007 after leaving Osgoode Hall Law School. She has held fellowships and visiting professorships at universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom. Her research interests are employment and labour law, feminist approaches to law, and the political economy of law. She has been widely published in law, history, and industrial relations journals, and she has co-authored and co-edited several books, the most recent of which is Work on Trial: Canadian Labour Law Struggles (Irwin, 2010). In 2009, she received the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights for her project "Labour Rights as Human Rights: Unions, Women and Migrants."

Elisabeth Gugl is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Victoria. She received her Master's degree in economics from [End Page 289] Karl-Franzensuniversitaet Graz in Graz, Austria, in 1998, and her Ph.D. in economics from Rice University in Houston, Texas, in 2004. In her research, she focuses mainly on issues in economics of the family. She has analyzed the effects of joint versus individual taxation on the welfare of wives in a series of papers, and her article "Income Splitting, Specialization, and Intrafamily Distribution" was published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in August 2009.

Yael Hasson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa, where her doctoral research focuses on issues of gender and economics. For the past six years, she has been a researcher at the Adva Center, a non-partisan policy analysis institute the mandate of which is to examine Israeli society from the perspective of equality and social justice and which has an active gender budget project. Since 2005, she has served as coordinator of the Israeli Women's Budget Forum, which includes more than thirty Israeli organizations and works to advance the mainstreaming of gender in the design, analysis, and implementation of social policy with the goal of promoting equality between men and women within and among all groups in Israel.

Kathleen Lahey is professor and Queen's National Scholar in the Faculty of Law at the Queen's University, with cross-appointments to the departments of women's studies and cultural studies. She specializes in all areas of tax law and policy...


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