Karen Gantt

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Professor of Business Law

Accounting & Taxation

Barney School of Business
860.768.5809 Auerbach Hall 409A

JD, University of California-Hastings College of the Law

LLM, University of Baltimore

BBA, Howard University

Karen Gantt is currently a Professor of Business Law at the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business. She teaches Legal Environment of Business; Business, Law, Compliance & Society; and Law for Entrepreneurs. Prior to teaching, Professor Gantt served as legal and regulatory counsel for several specialty insurance companies. She was an insurance and business law lecturer at Howard University, her alma mater prior to her current position. Research interests include:

  • Land loss;
  • Corporate formations, compliance, and the intersection of religion and corporate operations; and
  • Food sources and environmental sustainability

Gantt, K., (2022). Black Wall Street: Wealth and Lessons For Today, Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 57, 277- 291.

Gantt, K. (2020). Almonds and Confusion in the Dairy Industry: If Almonds and Water Equal Milk, Do Almonds Equal Dairy? North East Journal of Legal Studies, Vol 40, 62 -81. 

Gantt, K. (2018). Religious Exemptions and Same Sex Marriage: Discrimination Post Trump, North East Journal of Legal Studies, Vol 37, 36-51. 

Gantt, K. (2014). Balancing Women’s Health and Religious Freedom Under the ACA, Quinnipiac Health Law Journal, Vol.17, No. 1, 1-44.

Gantt, K. (2014). Natural Disasters and Private Road Residents: When “And I'm A Taxpayer” Isn't Enough, Real Estate Law Journal, Vol. 42:4, 434-449. This article is reprinted with permission of Thomson Reuters.

This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land - Indian Land Claims, with George Generas, Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law, May 2008