Adebayo Majekolagbe, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin


Assistant Teaching Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin
(780) 492-7268
465 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



Adebayo (Bayo) Majekolagbe is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law where he teaches climate change law and constitutional law. He is a fellow at the Marine and Environmental Law Institute, Dalhousie University, and the African Sovereign Debt Justice Network. His research focuses on justice and the transition. He engages with this theme within the contexts of climate change and international economic law, business and human rights, and sustainability and impact assessment; areas in which he has published in several peer reviewed journals including the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, Dalhousie Law Journal, Journal of Environmental Law and Practice (now Justice, Ecology, Law and Place), and the Fordham International Law Journal. He has also co-authored studies, policy briefs, and commissioned reports including the SSHRC funded synthesis report on impact assessment and responsible business conduct tools in Canada, and is currently co-editing a book on climate finance and sovereign debt in Africa. Bayo’s research on the just transition impact assessment framework received the Vanier Canada Award, Killam Award, and the 2023 Dalhousie Doctoral Thesis Award.


Justice and the Transition; Climate Change Law; Climate Finance and Sovereign Debt; International Environmental Law; International Economic Law; Business and Human Rights; Critical Minerals Mining and Justice; Impact Assessment.


LAW 435A- Constitutional Law
LAW 435B - Constitutional Law
LAW 599 - Climate Change Law