Wes Pue holds the Nemetz Chair in Legal History at the University of British Columbia. His research interests extend to the histories of legal professions, comparative legal history, and issues related to constitutionalism and policing. He is Editor of the University of British Columbia Press’ "Law and Society" book series. Appointed Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research in July 2003, he was called to the Bars of the Northwest Territories and Alberta (1981) and has served as President of the Canadian Law and Society Association. He has held faculty positions or visiting professorships in Canada, the USA, England, and Australia.