Aaron Dhir

Senior Research Scholar in Law


Aaron Dhir is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor, with tenure, at Osgoode Hall Law School. His scholarly interests center on corporate law, governance, theory, and accountability.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M, New York University, 2004

LL.B., Dalhousie Law School, 1999

B.A., Dalhousie University, 1996

Courses Taught


  • Transnational Corporations and Human Rights
  • Race and Gender in Corporate Law, Governance, and Theory

Aaron Dhir is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor, with tenure, at Osgoode Hall Law School. His scholarly interests center on corporate law, governance, theory, and accountability. He was the 2013–2014 Canadian Bicentennial Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as well as a Global Justice Senior Fellow at the Yale MacMillan Center. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School and as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, the University of Oxford, Berkeley Law School, and University College London.

Professor Dhir is the author of Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance, and Diversity (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and has published widely in scholarly journals. He has contributed opinion pieces to The Atlantic, The Globe & Mail, and The Toronto Star, and his research findings have been covered by The New York Times, The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Newsweek, The Globe & Mail, The Financial Post, The Toronto Star, National Public Radio, CBC Radio-Canada, The Seattle Times, The Hartford Courant, El Mercurio (Chile), and ThinkProgress.

Professor Dhir is a recipient of the Osgoode Hall Legal & Literary Society’s Excellence in Teaching Award, the Osgoode Hall Faculty Teaching Award, and the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto’s Young Lawyer of the Year Award. He was recognized by Lexpert Magazine in 2011 as one of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40. He completed his graduate studies at NYU School of Law, where he was awarded the Arthur T. Vanderbilt Medal.