Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2007
Brown University, A.B., 2002.
Professor Kwoka is a graduate of Brown University and Northeastern University School of Law and a former education volunteer with Peace Corps in Burkina Faso. She clerked for Chief Justice Phillip Rapoza, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Judge Michael Murphy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Denver, Professor Kwoka was an Assistant Professor at John Marshall Law School in Chicago and a Lecturer at George Washington University School of Law. She also practiced as an attorney at Public Citizen Litigation Group, a public interest law firm in Washington, D.C., where she focused on government transparency litigation in federal court.
Professor Kwoka’s research and teaching interests center on civil procedure and procedural justice, administrative law and judicial review of agency actions, federal court litigation, and government transparency. Her articles have appeared in the Boston College Law Review, the American University Law Review, the Harvard Journal on Legislation, and the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, among others.
- Unconstrained Deference, Chenery, and FOIA, 73 Maryland Law Review --- (forthcoming 2014).
- Deferring to Secrecy, 54 Boston College Law Review 185 (2013).
- Intersecting Experiential Education and Social Justice Teaching, 6 Northeastern University Law Journal 111 (2013) (symposium contribution).
- The Freedom of Information Act Trial, 61 American University Law Review 217 (2011).
- Good But Not Great: Improving Access to Public Records Under the D.C. Freedom of Information Act, co-authored with Melissa Davenport, 13 University of the District of Columbia Law Review 359 (2010) (symposium contribution).