Sara Ghebremusse is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law. Her Ph.D. research, currently being undertaken at Osgoode Hall Law School, examines whether recent reforms in Southern African mining governance respond to “good governance” concerns. Sara holds an LL.M. from the University of Toronto, a J.D. from the University of Ottawa, a B.A. in political science and Middle Eastern and African studies from the University of Alberta, and an M.A. in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. She has published on natural resource governance, development and human rights, with research presentations at conferences in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Africa. She is the recipient of numerous academic awards, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and the CIGI International Law Research Program Doctoral Scholarship.