Jodie Adams Kirshner is a research professor at New York University. Her book on international corporate bankruptcy law is published by the University of Chicago Press. Her grant-funded book on the Detroit bankruptcy will be published by St. Martin’s Press in 2019.
Until 2014, Kirshner was a law professor at Cambridge University, where she also served as the deputy director of the Cambridge LL.M. program, the deputy director of the Cambridge Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law, and as a fellow of Peterhouse College, Cambridge. She has also served as a technical advisor to the Bank for International Settlements and as an independent consultant for financial funds investing in distressed debt.
Kirshner is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a senior research associate of the Cambridge Centre for Business Research, as well as a fellow of the Columbia Center for Law and Economics, the Salzburg Global Seminar, and the Center for Law Economics & Finance in Washington, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Kirshner received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and graduate degrees in law and in journalism from Columbia University.
She is currently writing a grant-funded book on higher education debt and college finance.