Natasha A. Affolder joined the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia in July 2004. Prior to coming to UBC, Professor Affolder worked at Harvard Business School as a Research Associate in the area of large project negotiation. Her research, teaching and legal practice interests span the fields of international law, sustainable development law, natural resources, environmental law, and land use law. Professor Affolder holds an LLB from the University of Alberta and a BCL and doctorate from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar. Professor Affolder practiced law in Boston for four years with the firms Hill and Barlow P.C. and Piper Rudnick LLP. She has worked in various capacities for international non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations including Oxfam and the United Nations Environment Programme.