Samhällsvetarhuset, Plan 5, Umeå universitet Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå
Research primarily in comparative family law; teaching in EU law, comparative law, Swedish international private law, American law/common law traditions/constitutional law and family law.
J.D. (USA), Duke University School of Law, 2003.
B.A. (Biological Sciences), University of Chicago, 1995.
Licensed California attorney.
Began doctoral studies in law here at Umeå in August 2013.
Previously I have worked as, among other things, a California attorney practicing primarily family law and civil litigation, a guest lecturer at Umeå's law department, a social science/behavioral researcher and a biologist.
I teach in several subject areas, primarily in EU law, comparative law, Swedish international private law, American law including common law traditions and constitutional issues, and family law.
I research primarily in comparative family law; my doctoral research project, in progress, is entitled "Child Support Law in California and Sweden: A Comparison Across Welfare State Models."