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 UC Davis Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Maryland Law Review, American University Law Review, and Harvard Journal on Legislation, among others. She was also recently named the inaugural winner of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Junior Faculty Teaching Award.
- Leaking and Legitimacy, 48 UC Davis Law Review 1387 (2015).
- Deference, Chenery, and FOIA, 73 Maryland Law Review 1060 (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).