Sessional Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Pre-Law Certificate Program Coordinator

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Originally from Ontario, Dr. Taucar has been teaching at various universities in Ontario and British Columbia since 2002, has been a practicing lawyer since 1996, and has pursued researching and writing. His current research and writings seek to equip Canadians to enter into the Charter debates. He obtained his Ph.D. from York in Canadian law and politics, his LL.M from U of T on the Constitution and Federalism, an LL.B from Queen’s, and a B.A. from U of T (Political Science Specialist).

Research & Scholarship


  • 2011 - Ph.D., Political Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDissertation: Assessing Judicial Decisions on Judicial Independence: the Canadian System of Government and Framework for Judicial Review Supervisor: Professor Emeritus, Ian Greene
  • 1997 - Masters of Law, Law, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDissertation: The Institutions and Processes of Federalism and Industrial Policy in Canada Supervisors: Richard Simeon, Robert Howse
  • 1994 - LL.B. Bachelor of Laws, Law, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1991 - B.A., Political Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada