Associate Professor of Law
Concurrent Associate Professor of Political Science
Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Professor Kalanges joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2012, where she is 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 & Society in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She also practiced corporate law in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & 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 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.
Courses TaughtLAW70407, Comparative Legal Traditions
LAW70437, International Business Transactions
Areas of Expertise
- Comparative Legal Traditions
- International Political Economy
- Law and Development
- Legal and Political Philosophy
- Religion and Human Rights