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Acting Dean and Associate Professor, Law, University of Windsor

Dr. Beverly Jacobs is Acting Dean until June 30, 2021 and an Associate Professor (as of July 1, 2020) at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor and she practices law part-time at her home community of Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Her research focuses on Indigenous Legal Orders, Indigenous Wholistic Health, Indigenous Research Methodologies, and Decolonization of Eurocentric Law. Beverly has obtained a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Windsor in 1994, a Master of Law Degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000 and a PhD from the University of Calgary in 2018. Beverly is also a consultant/researcher/writer/public speaker. Her work centres around ending gendered colonial violence against Indigenous people and restoring Indigenous laws, beliefs, values, and traditions. A prolific scholar, her published work has earned her numerous awards; her research combined with her advocacy has translated into national and international recognition.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor , University of Windsor


    University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Law


Member of the Order of Canada, Law Society of Ontario's Laura Legge Award