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About Karen Halverson Cross

As Associate Dean for Administration at John Marshall, Karen develops law school policies and assists with the law school’s pending acquisition by the University of Illinois at Chicago. She recently returned to the law school after taking leave to work in central administration on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus. As a law student, Karen served as editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. After law school, she conducted research as a Fulbright scholar in former Yugoslavia and worked as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York. Since joining the John Marshall faculty, Professor Cross has taught at the Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon, the University of San Diego's summer program in Moscow, the Central European University in Budapest, and the MBA program for Executives and International Managers at UIC. Her teaching and scholarship focuses on contract law, international economic law, arbitration, and higher education law and policy. She is a contributor to Kluwer Arbitration Blog and ASIL Insights, and her scholarship has appeared in the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy (refereed), Journal of International Economic Law (refereed), Ohio State Law Journal, and Michigan Journal of International Law, among other publications. Professor Cross was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair to Portugal in 2008 and has since served on many peer review committees for the Fulbright program. She teaches contracts, education law and policy, and arbitration-related courses. She received an M.S. in Higher Education Administration and Policy from Northwestern, a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and a B.A., with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Present Associate Dean for Administration, John Marshall Law School
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Present Professor, John Marshall Law School
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Contact Information

The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.360.2652
Email: 7cross@jmls.edu

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Contributions to Books (2)