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Caroline Kaeb is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. In an adjunct capacity, Prof. Kaeb taught Corporate Compliance at Northwestern Law during the last three years and European Business Law last year. She joined Northwestern Law in 2008 as a Research Associate. Her main areas of research are European Union Law, Comparative Private Law, Corporate Compliance, Law and Social Norms, and International Law. Prof. Kaeb earned her Ph.D. in International Studies (International Law & Economics) from the University of Trento, Italy, 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. Prof. Kaeb holds a law degree from the University of Erlangen, Germany, where she specialized in European Union Law, and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from The George Washington University Law School.
Prof. Kaeb has been a Teaching Assistant in the Social Enterprise Program at the Kellogg School of Management. She served as a consultant on social investment and innovative business strategies with “Mission Measurement LLC,” a social impact consulting firm based in Chicago, and was a consultant with the “Global Network Initiative” on freedom of expression and privacy rights in information and communication technologies. Prof. Kaeb’s most recent law review article on corporate compliance, co-authored with Professor David Scheffer, is featured in the Berkeley Journal of International Law.