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Thomas McMorrow

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Program Director, Liberal Studies

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 513
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 5877


Dr. Thomas McMorrow is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He has a doctorate and master's degree in Law from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Law and French from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. His research embraces legal theoretical, doctrinal, and qualitative methods. His work has been published in academic journals, such as the Dalhousie Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, and the Alberta Law Review. He has also published opinion-editorials for a wider audience, in such publications as Policy Options, The Toronto Star, and Huffington Post Canada. In 2016, he appeared as a witness before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs regarding Bill C-14 (on medical assistance in dying).

Curriculum vitae 2017


  • DCL McGill University
  • LLM McGill University
  • LLB Trinity College Dublin

Courses taught

  • Human Rights Mediation
  • Family Law
  • Family Mediation
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Public Law

Research and expertise

  • legal pluralism
  • education law
  • legal education
  • family law
  • Indigenous property law