Corinne Blalock

Student

Corinne Blalock is a PhD candidate in Literature who works at the intersection of critical and legal theory. She received her JD magna cum laude from Duke Law in 2014. Her research interests include critical theory, political theory, critical legal studies, constitutional theory, and property law. Her dissertation, The Privatization of Protection: Neoliberalism's Constitutional Project, interrogates the role of law under neoliberalism by looking at the Court’s recent equal protection and due process cases. She has published work in Law & Contemporary Problems, the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, and Polygraph: International Journal of Culture and Politics, and was recently awarded the Third Annual Penny Pether Award for her article, “Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Legal Theory.”

Blalock, C. "Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Legal Theory." Law and Contemporary Problems 77.4 (2015): 71-103.