Kristen Eichensehr (@K_Eichensehr) is an Assistant Professor at UCLA School of Law. She writes and teaches about foreign relations, separation of powers, cybersecurity, and national security law. Her recent scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Texas Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, and American Journal of International Law.
Before joining the UCLA faculty, Kristen clerked for Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Sonia Sotomayor of the Supreme Court of the United States and for Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She also served as Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State and practiced at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in appellate litigation, international and national security law, and cybersecurity issues.
Kristen is a graduate of Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, and Yale Law School. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a former visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, and an affiliate scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School.