Qualifications: B.A., magna cum laude, College of the Holy Cross; M.T.S, Harvard Divinity School; J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Samuel I. Rosenberg Prize Winner; Ph.D (in Progress) Auckland University; admitted to the New York State Bar
Caroline is an American trained lawyer currently working towards a Ph.D. at the University of Auckland focusing on Philosophical Legal Ethics. She is admitted to practice in the United States and, in addition to her research and teaching, currently works for a social justice firm specializing in environmental protection and animal welfare litigation.
Prior to her law degree, Caroline studied and taught contemplative practices and received a Masters Degree from Harvard Divinity School focusing on the philosophy of religion. She is currently researching some of the intersections of mindfulness training and legal education and practice and the ways in which alternative, contemplative pedagogies might support different approaches to social justice, animal welfare, and environmental litigation.
Environmental and animal law; legal ethics; philosophy of law/legal theory