Elizabeth Acorn

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  • International Relations
  • Canadian Government


  • B.A., University of Victoria
  • M.A., Dalhousie University
  • J.D, University of Toronto
  • Ph.D., Cornell University

Elizabeth Acorn

Assistant Professor


Elizabeth Acorn is an Assistant Professor in Political Science. Her research interests include international law, international relations, the governance of global markets and transnational business, anti-corruption, Canadian politics, and comparative law. She has published in the UBC Law Review and is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the evolution of international law to combat bribery in business. Before joining the department, she was a Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer in Ethics, Politics and Economics at Yale University.

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