Kristen Boon was a visiting researcher in the SHARES Project from March to July 2013, where she was working on the concept of ‘effective control’ in international law.
Kristen is a Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School and a Senior Visiting Adviser at the International Peace Institute. She holds a Doctorate in law from Columbia Law School, a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000, a M.A. in Political Science from McGill University in 1996, and a B.A. with honours, in Political Science and History from McGill University in 1994. 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. 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).