Name: Catherine Klein
Professional Title: Professor of Law
Affiliation: The Catholic University of America
Country: United States
Title of Presentation: Using Self-Determination Theory for Enhanced Effectiveness of Justice Education Programs: Applying Research on Motivation and Happiness to Course Design and Teaching
Short Bio: Catherine F. Klein is Professor of Law at Catholic University of America and Director of Columbus Community Legal Services, the umbrella organization for the law school’s live-client clinical program. She is also Co-Director of the Families and the Law. Professor Klein has published numerous articles and organized many workshops and trainings on the legal responses to domestic violence and clinical legal education. Professor Klein is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) and has participated in all 7 Worldwide GAJE conferences. She was Co-Chair of the GAJE North American Regional Conference in New York City in May 2006 and helped plan a GAJE Regional CLE conference in Jordan in 2012. She served as Chair of the Planning Committee for the GAJE Delhi conference in 2013.