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KentHull1100 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Kent Hull is chair of the Indiana Lawyers Committee, which provides representation and research in a series of public interest and poverty law matters, including litigation. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law and is admitted to practice in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. He is also a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and has appeared in federal appellate and district courts throughout the United States. Most recently, he has devoted attention to issues of housing discrimination, consumer protection and disability rights. He is a frequent speaker in contunuing education programs for lawyers. His articles have appeared in law journals and other professional publications. At NDLS, he teaches the course on Law and Disabilities and supervises selected directed reading projects. LAW70367, Law of the DisabledAssociate Adjunct Professor<a href="">Rebecca Ward</a>
KevinFye2150 Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  Kevin’s experience includes many years as a designer and animator with WNDU and Golden Dome Productions. In 2001 he co-founded Imagine, a visual marketing firm in South Bend, delivering communications across print, web, and video media. He earned his M.A. in Art History from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and has taught courses in art history, design, and visual literacy at Indiana University South Bend.
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights
/assets/78934/original/fye_cchr.jpgEvents and Communications Program Manager
KevinO'Rear1106 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Concurrent
 Kevin O’Rear joined the Law School in 2011. He has held a variety of roles, and was appointed to his current position as Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs in 2014. Dean O’Rear’s responsibilities include oversight of the Admissions Office, Career Development Office, Law School Registrar, and Office of Student Services. He is also involved with issues related to the curriculum, adjunct faculty, the Hoynes Code, and a wide range of other areas. Dean O'Rear graduated with honors from Notre Dame with a B.A. in Economics and History, after which he served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Virginia Law Review. Prior to joining the Law School, Dean O’Rear’s legal career included both law firm and in-house experience. He was an associate at Jones Day and partner at Baker &amp; Daniels (now Faegre Baker Daniels), where he practiced labor and employment law. Dean O'Rear was next appointed Vice President and General Counsel of AM General LLC, a multi-billion dollar automotive and defense manufacturer most widely known for production of the HUMVEE military vehicle. As General Counsel he was responsible for all legal affairs of the company, including litigation, compliance, contract negotiations, and a wide variety of other topics. Dean O'Rear first joined the Law School in 2004 as an adjunct faculty member in the Deposition Skills course, and he remains a Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law today.
  • Admissions
  • Career Development Office
  • Deans
  • Student Services
/assets/141528/257x/kevin_orear2014.jpgAssistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs<br/>Concurrent Faculty
KristinPruitt1100 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  Adjunct Assistant Professor<a href="">Rebecca Ward</a>
  • Development Office
Senior Staff Assistant
KristineKalanges2144 Eck Hall of Law574.631.9410kalanges.1@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenured and Tenure-Track
  • Comparative Legal Traditions
  • International Political Economy
  • Law and Development
  • Legal and Political Philosophy
  • Religion and Human Rights
Kristine Kalanges is Associate Professor of Law and Concurrent Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, where her teaching and research interests include: democracy, development and human rights; international and comparative law; international political economy; legal and political philosophy; and religious freedom. Her first book, <i>Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law: Toward a World Legal Tradition</i> (Oxford University Press, 2012), explored the comparative effects of religious beliefs and practices on constitutions and international human rights. Her current research, <i>Investing in Human Dignity: A Natural Law Approach to International Political Economy</i>, focuses on ethical issues in global political economic relations (including, for example, international investment and development). Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Professor Kalanges joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2012, where she is on the faculty advisory committee for the Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Center for Ethics and Culture, as well as a faculty fellow in the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Previously, she was an assistant professor of Justice, Law &amp; Society in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She also practiced corporate law in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen &amp; Hamilton and served in Washington, D.C. as a law clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2008, Professor Kalanges received a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics and Public Policy, and a Ph.D. 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. from the University of Puget Sound, where she majored in International Political Economy. Prior to undertaking graduate studies, she spent two years in Seattle’s private sector, providing research, marketing, and communications services for technology and consulting firms. /assets/73423/original/kalanges.jpgLAW70407, Comparative Legal Traditions LAW70437, International Business Transactions LAW60901, Torts<b>Books &amp; Book Chapters</b> <i>Sharia and Modernity</i> in ASHGATE RESEARCH COMPANION TO ISLAMIC LAW, eds. Peri Bearman and Ruud Peters, Forthcoming. RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN WESTERN AND ISLAMIC LAW: TOWARD A WORLD LEGAL TRADITION (Oxford University Press, 2012). <b>Articles</b> <i>Religious Liberty: Between Strategy and Telos</i> in 11 REVIEW OF FAITH IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 28-31 (Winter 2013). <em>Taking God Seriously: Why Religion is Essential to the Defense of Religious Human Rights</em> 2011 FIDES ET LIBERTAS 37-58 (2011). <b>Shorter Works</b> Talking Points on Report of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, A/HRC/22/51, Human Rights Council, UN, Geneva. Prepared for the Caritas in Veritate Foundation, May 2013. Contributor, INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, David N. Balaam and Bradford Dillman, eds. (Longman, 2nd ed. 2000, 3rd ed. 2004, 5th ed. 2010).Associate Professor of Law<br>Concurrent Associate Professor of Political Science<a href="">Gloria Krull</a>
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
  Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law<a href="">Rebecca Ward</a>
LaurelCochraneP.2357 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Library
 Laurel P. Cochrane has joined the staff of the Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library as an associate librarian. She received her B.A. in English from Indiana University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She also earned her M.L.S. (with Honors) from Indiana University. She held technical services positions of increasing responsibility at the St. Joseph County Public Library in South Bend, Indiana, since 1985. She had a major role in managing the Public Library’s automated system. She served as a visiting librarian last year to support the Transitional Justice Project at the Notre Dame Law School Center for Civil and Human Rights. She established the project’s Accountability Resource Center collection of books, monographs, studies, reports, and similar documents relating to the change from repressive to more open regimes. She also provided bibliographic assistance to the Kresge Law Library with particular responsibilities for the effective application of the automated library system. /assets/71626/original/cochrane.jpgAssociate Librarian
LaurenBolland1333 Biolchini
  • Staff
  Lauren joined the Law School as Assistant Director of Admissions in July 2013. She graduated from Ohio University in 2008 with a Master of Education in College Student Personnel and received her B.A. in Communication from Truman State University in 2006. Before joining Notre Dame Law School, Lauren served as the Program Director of Major Exploration Academic Advising at Saint Louis University and as a Career Counselor at both the University of Georgia and Ohio University. She also has experience teaching at the college level and advising student organizations. Lauren originally hails from Saint Louis, Missouri.
  • Admissions
/assets/140047/fullsize/lauren_bolland.jpgAssistant Director, Admissions
LeslieBerg2110 Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  Faculty Admin Assistant for Professors: Brinig, Carozza, Gurule, Kelley, O’Connell, Pin, and SSRN staff coordinator
  • Administrative Support
Faculty Administrative Assistant