Laverne Jacobs joined Windsor’s Faculty of Law in 2007. She is a recognized legal scholar whose research interests include human rights law; disability rights; equality; the independence and impartiality of administrative actors; access to information; comparative administrative law; and qualitative empirical research methodology. Her work has been cited by law reform agencies and by courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. She is a member of the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law and Co-Director of its Disability Rights Working Group.
Laverne Jacobs founded and directs The Law, Disability and Social Change Project, a research and public advocacy initiative housed at Windsor Law that works to foster and develop inclusive communities.