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Kristine Kalanges

Research Fellow


Kristine Kalanges is an attorney, educator, scholar, and research fellow at the Berkley Center. She specializes in ethics and international political economy, international and comparative law, legal and political philosophy, and religion and global affairs. Current research interests include the ethics of encounter, justice in the domestic and global economies (including climate justice), the plight of migrants and other vulnerable persons, and Catholic social teaching. Previously, she was an associate professor of law and concurrent associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and an assistant professor of justice, law, and society in the American University School of Public Affairs. She has also worked in the private sector on health insurance and technology, practiced corporate law in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and served as a summer law clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice. She received a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in government from Georgetown University, where she was a graduate fellow in international relations. She also holds a M.A. in government from Georgetown University and a B.A. in international political economy from the University of Puget Sound.

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