After receiving her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2005, Cecelia Klingele served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Judge Susan H. Black of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court before joining the Wisconsin faculty as an assistant professor in 2011. In addition to her research and teaching, she also serves as a faculty associate of the Frank J. Remington Center and is an elected member of the UW-Madison’s Teaching Academy.
Professor Klingele's academic research focuses on criminal justice administration, with an emphasis on community supervision of offenders on conditional release. She is Associate Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Model Penal Code: Sentencing revision, External Co-Director for the University of Minnesota Robina Institute’s Sentencing Law and Policy Program, and past co-chair of the Academic Committee of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section.
Professor Klingele and her husband have one grown son, and seven more children at home who ensure life is never boring.
Courses TaughtCriminal Law
Sentencing & Corrections