Professor of Law
About Juliet Sorensen
Juliet Sorensen teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at the Northwestern University School of Law and Clinical Assistant Professor of Management and Strategy at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Her research interests focus primarily on local and international corruption in addition to public health, human rights, and international criminal law. Juliet Sorensen publishes extensively on these topics. Recent articles have focused on the privatization of infrastructure and its impact on public finance and corruption in Morocco. Last year, Ms. Sorensen spoke at Northwestern University’s Global Health Week about the new issues impacting public health in the 21st century. She also served as the plenary speaker for the Suburban Building Officials Conference in Illinois and Third Unitarian Church Forum, where she addressed the role of the United Nations.
An alumna of Princeton University, Juliet Sorensen holds a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Politics and Certificate in Near Eastern Studies. After graduation, she volunteered with the Peace Corps in Morocco, where she worked in health outreach, focusing on services for women and children. While there, she perfected her Moroccan Arabic and holds a Superior rating from the Foreign Service Institute. Juliet Sorensen is also fluent in Spanish and French.
Upon her return to the United States, Ms. Sorensen enrolled at Columbia Law School, focusing on transnational law. After earning her Juris Doctor, she spent a year as a Law Clerk with the Honorable George A. O’Toole in Boston and subsequently secured a position as a Litigation Associate at Foley Hoag, LLP. For seven years, Juliet Sorensen served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago, working primarily in the Financial Crimes and Special Prosecutions Section.