Education: Ph.D., Purdue University (2011); M.A., Loyola University Chicago (2006); B.A.,Westminster College (2004).
Kali Wright-Smith joined the faculty of Georgetown College in 2011. Dr. Wright-Smithâ€™s primary fields of study are International Relations, Comparative Politics, and American Politics. Her teaching interests include human rights, world politics, comparative politics, American politics,Â international law & organizations, politics of the developing world, European politics, women and politics, and public opinion. She also directs the Model United Nations program. Her research focuses on compliance with the judgments of regional and international courts, the effect of human rights norms on the behavior of states, the dynamics of state discourse, the operation of international courts, and the impact of regional human rights organizations.