Judy Fudge

Professor of Law, Kent Law School

Judy Fudge is a Professor of Law at Kent Law School, United Kingdom. Professor Fudge's research interests span labor and employment law, immigration and work, precarious work and human rights and citizenship at work. Professor Fudge's recent scholarship includes "The Future of the Standard Employment Relationship: Labour Law, New Institutional Economics and Old Power Resource Theory" in Journal of Industrial Relations (2017), "Constitutionalising Labour Rights In Canada and Europe: Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Strikes" in Current Legal Problems (2015) and "Feminist Reflections on the Scope of Labour Law: Domestic Work, Social Reproduction and Jurisdiction" in Feminist Legal Studies (2014). She has also authored and co-authored a number of seminal texts in labor law, including Temporary Work, Agencies, and Unfree Labour: Insecurity in the New World of Work (2013), Precarious Work, Women, and the New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms (2006), and Labour Before the Law: The Regulation of Workers? Collective Action in Canada, 1900 to 1948 (2001). In 2015, Fudge co-authored "Unacceptable Forms of Work: Global and Comparative Study," a comprehensive study published by the ILO. In 2013, Fudge was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada for her contribution to labor law scholarship. She also established a collaborative research project entitled "Gendering Labour Law," to advance conversations about the gendered and racialized dimensions of labor regulation. Professor Fudge holds a BA (Hons) in philosophy from McGill University, an MA in philosophy form York University (Canada), an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a DPhil in law from the University of Oxford.