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Caroline Kaeb

Caroline Kaeb is an Assistant Professor of Business Law and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut, U.S.A. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law, where she taught Corporate Compliance and the Social Mandate, Corporations, European Union Law, and International Human Rights Law. Her main areas of research are international and European business law, corporate compliance, corporate law, corporate social responsibility, and the intersection between business and human rights. She is particularly interested in behavioral regulatory design questions related to corporate social impact and compliance.
Dr. Kaeb earned her Ph.D. from the School of International Studies at the University of Trento with a dissertation that employs a comparative legal understanding of corporate risks, motivational drivers, and unintended consequences in relation to endogenous and exogenous measures of corporate social responsibility implementation, particularly liability litigation in the United States and Europe. She holds a law degree from the University of Erlangen, Germany, and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from The George Washington University Law School. Her work has been featured in the American Journal of International Law, Berkley Journal of International Law, Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights, and Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, among others. She is a member of the advisory board of the American Bar Association’s Business and Human Rights Project and is a member of the governance committee of the Columbia University Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum.