Hoi Kong Visiting Professor of Law (August only)

Contact Information

Cornell Law School
Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Fax: (607) 255-7193
Email: hlk62@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

Hoi Kong teaches and researches in the areas of Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, Administrative Law, and Municipal Law. From 2002 to 2003, he was law clerk to Justices Marie Deschamps and Claire L’Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada. From 2003 to 2006, he was an Associate-in-Law at Columbia University, and from 2006 to 2009, he was an Assistant Professor of Law, cross-appointed with the School of Urban and Regional Planning, at Queen’s University. He is a recipient of the Queen’s University Law Students Society Teaching Excellence Award (2008) and McGill’s John W. Durnford Prize for Teaching Excellence (2013). Professor Kong joined the Faculty of Law of McGill University in August 2009 and he is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He was named a Hydro-Québec Scholar in Sustainable Development Law in 2012.


B.A., McGill University, 1995
M.A., McGill University, 1998
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2002
LL.M., Columbia University, 2006
J.S.D., Columbia University, 2010