Dr. Shauna Labman is a legal scholar who writes and speaks extensively on refugee law, resettlement and private refugee sponsorship within a broader context of human rights and public international law. She focuses on the layered influences of law on public policy and government positioning. Her book, "Crossing Law’s Border: Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program" (UBC Press 2019) examines the intersection of international rights, responsibility and obligation in the absence of a legal scheme for refugee resettlement. She co-edited "Strangers to Neighbours: Refugee Sponsorship in Context" which will be published by MQUP in 2020.
She is a member of the Law Society of Manitoba and was a member of the Law Society of Ontario from 2004-2018.