Daphne Gilbert specializes in teaching criminal and constitutional law, including courses in Criminal Law and Procedure, American Constitutional Law, and Advanced Sexual Assault law.
She also teaches a course on Animals and the Law. Her research interests lie primarily in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, with a particular emphasis on equality rights, reproductive rights, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and sexual violence. Her most recent work considers the impact of physician and institutional conscience protections on access to MAID and abortion in Canada. She is President of the Board of “Women Help Women”, an international abortion service provider and a Board member of International Planned Parenthood Federation Canada.