G. Kristen Barnes is an Associate Professor at Akron Law. She teaches Property I and
II, Comparative Law and Real Estate Law. She received her B.A. in Political Science from
Vassar Col­lege, J.D. from Harvard Law School and Ph.D. in literature from Duke
University. Prior to joining to Akron Law in fall 2010, Professor Barnes taught at
Northwestern University as an Adjunct Professor where she designed and taught courses on
French cinema, Afri­can cinema, post-colonial film, documentary and revolutionary film.
She also taught at Co­lumbia College of Chicago as an adjunct pro­fessor in the
Humanities, History and Social Sciences department. She also was a Visiting Associate
Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law where she taught Immigra­tion Law and
Policy and Race and Law. Pro­fessor Barnes also worked as an associate for Seyfarth Shaw
LLP. She is a frequent presenter at symposia and workshops. 



Recognition and Reflection, Texas A&M Journal of Real Property Law (2015)

This Article examines the theories of Peter M. Gerhart, as expounded in his book, Property...



"Pennies on the Dollar": Reallocating Risk and Deficiency Judgment Liability, S. C. L. Rev. (2014)

Many homeowners are unaware that they face the prospect of crushing personal financial liability if...



Riding Into the Sunset in a "Post-racial" World: Lessons in Equal Educational Opportuity and College Admissions Schemes in France and the United States, Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review (2012)

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate and compare two strategies designed to promote...