About Kristen Barnes
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.