Kerry Taylor

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
B.E.S, LLB, D. Jur. (Osgoode Hall)

Email Address: kerry.taylor@utoronto.ca

Kerry received an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from York University in 1995. She then attended Osgoode Hall Law School, where she obtained her LLB (Bachelor of Laws) in 1998. Kerry also completed her graduate work at Osgoode Hall Law School, and obtained her doctorate in 2007 (Doctor of Jurisprudence). Her doctoral thesis related to the cultural paradoxes arising from legal regulation of the body. Her research and work experience focussed on genetic and reproductive technologies, disability, employment equity, and the regulation of sickness/disease. In addition to teaching at the Centre, Kerry also enjoys teaching, “Order & Disorder: Human Rights and Sociolegal Perspectives” in the Academic Bridging Program at Woodsworth College.

Kerry has ongoing interests in using socio-legal methods and theories to study and teach in the areas of abolition-focussed penology, bioethics, human rights and reconciliation, social/environmental justice, and food security. She is committed to expanding her practice of facilitating experiential learning and multiple ways of knowing.