Michigan State University A-CAPP
At the A-CAPP Center, Kari translates the Center's research into education and outreach. As Assistant Director of Education and Outreach, she manages and creates the center’s executive education and training programming, outreach and collaboration on and off-campus, managing the student program, and research on legal issues pertaining to trademark counterfeiting. She has researched on U.S. state anti-counterfeiting laws and case law. Prior to coming to the center, she spent a significant time working, traveling, and living in the Middle East, including Egypt, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Jordan, and others. She was Deputy Chief of Party at DePaul College of Law’s Iraq office, where she managed rule of law programs; and Deputy Executive Director in the Chicago office. She is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Michigan with a J.D. from DePaul University, an M.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, and a B.A. from the University of Chicago. She is also an adjunct professor of law at MSU’s College of Law.