Kristen van de Biezenbos is an Associate Professor with the University of Calgary Faculty of Law and Haskayne School of Business. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 2010. While in law school, she served as the Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Law Review and as an intern for the Honorable Judge Lance Africk at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
After attending law school, Professor van de Biezenbos had a mixed transactional and litigation practice in New Orleans. Prior to joining the law faculty at Calgary, she taught at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and Texas Tech University School of Law and served as a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola New Orleans College of Law. She teaches and writes on energy law and policy, especially community impacts of resource projects, electricity transmission and planning, and energy equity. She is a member of the Board of Advisory Editors for the Tulane Law Review and the Loyola Maritime Law Journal and is a former trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Her articles have been published in Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Washington University Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Tulane Law Review, the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development, and others.