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Jennifer Kimball Harrison

Lecturer and Business Law Courses Coordinator
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 4113
University of Kansas


Academic Area

Business Law

Current Activities

Jennifer Harrison lectures in Business Law and serves as coordinator of the Business Law program. A native Kansan, Jennifer was raised in Ulysses, Kansas and received her B.A. from KU in Philosophy and Political Science. She earned her law degree at Harvard Law School, where she co-authored a book on tort law with Prof. Jonathan Zittrain. After more than a decade practicing as a business litigation attorney in Colorado, she has returned to KU to teach business law.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science (dual major), University of Kansas

Teaching Interests

  • Business
  • Law


Jennifer Harrison's research interests focus on the intersection of business and law, and negotiation issues. As a law student, she co-authored a book on tort law with Prof. Jonathan Zittrain of Harvard Law School.

Selected Publications

Williams, M. Harrison, J. K., & Doshi, H. (2015). Initial Civil Appeals: Colorado (T. Reuters). State Q&A Guide, Practical Law Online

Zittrain, J. L., & Harrison, J. K. (2004). The Torts Game: Defending Mean Joe Greene, Aspen Publishers.

Barton, E. Johnson & Harrison, J. K., et al. (Eds.). (2002). Pricing Judicial Independence: An Empirical Study of Post-1997 Court of Final Appeal Decisions in Hong Kong. Harvard International Law Journal, 43, 361. .

Harrison, J. K. (2001). [Review of Words Over War: Mediation and Arbitration to Prevent Deadly Conflict]. Harvard International Law Journal, 42, 289. .

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