Karl Klare
George J. & Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor
Northeastern University School of Law

Professor Klare focuses on labor and employment law and legal theory, fields in which he has written and lectured extensively. In 1993, he was named Matthews Distinguished University Professor, one of Northeastern’s highest honors. He has been a visiting professor at the universities of British Columbia, Michigan and Toronto and held a senior Fulbright chair at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. During the 1960s, Professor Klare participated in the civil rights, antiwar and student movements. His activism and writing now focus on workplace issues and human rights. In recent years, he has worked on numerous projects with lawyers in South Africa. He is coordinator of the International Network on Transformative Employment and Labor Law (INTELL) and co-director of the Social and Economic Rights Project (SERP) at Northeastern.

“Transformative Constitutionalism and the Common and Customary Law,”  Forthcoming (with Dennis M. Davis)
“Legal Culture & Transformative Constitutionalism,” 14 South African Journal on Human Rights 146 (1998).

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