Ryan  Gauthier Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Ryan Gauthier

Assistant Professor
Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law

Ryan has been at Thompson Rivers University's Faculty of Law since 2016. Ryan's research focuses on the governance of sports organisations. Prior to his arrival at Thompson Rivers University, Ryan worked for a Vancouver-based law firm, focusing on employment law.

Subjects: Sports and Leisure


Ryan joined Thompson Rivers University's Faculty of Law in 2016. Prior to his PhD studies, Ryan worked as an associate with the labour and employment practice of a large national firm in Vancouver. Ryan remains a non-practising member of the New York bar.

Ryan’s research addresses the governance of sports organisations, with a particular focus on international sports organisations. He serves as a reviewer for the International Sports Law Journal, and served in 2015-16 as a member of the Expert Committee for the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Group for Sports Governance.


    PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, 2015
    J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, 2010
    B.A. (Hons), Carleton University, 2005

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Sports law, international law, human rights, employment law.



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