Kristen E. Boon
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Dr. Kristen E. Boon is a visiting senior adviser at IPI, working on sanctions and conflict management in Africa under the Coping with Crisis program.
Dr. Boon has served on the Seton Hall Law School faculty as a professor of law since 2006, where she is a director of international programs. She specializes in public international law and international organizations, and teaches courses in international law and contracts at Seton Hall. She is a member of the bar of New York (2002) and the Law Society of Upper Canada (2003) and the US Supreme Court Bar (2008).
Dr. Boon has authored and co-authored articles on such topics as legislative reform in post-conflict zones, jus post bellum, the Security Council's evolving jurisdiction, and the law of responsibility.
Prior to joining Seton Hall, she served as a clerk to Supreme Court of Canada Justice Ian Binnie and as a litigation associate with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York.
Dr. Boon holds a doctorate in law from Columbia Law School, a J.D. from New York University School of Law (2000), a M.A. in political science from McGill University (1996), and a B.A. with honors in political science and history from McGill University (1994).
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
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