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Cara Putman

Continuous Term Lecturer;

At Krannert, Cara teaches graduate level courses in business law, communications for masters of accounting and masters of marketing students, employment law, and international law. She has taught the core business law class since 2006, and journeyed to Germany to teach it in the summer of 2012. Cara is a frequent recipient of Distinguished Teaching Awards from her students. Prior to teaching at Purdue, she also taught in the Legal Research and Writing program at George Mason University School of Law.

Cara is a honors graduate of Krannert School of Management, George Mason University School of Law, and the University of Nebraska Lincoln. After law school, she clerked for Judge Loren Smith at the Court of Federal Claims. She has been an attorney with Bennett Boehning & Clary since moving to Indiana and is licensed to practice in Indiana and Virginia.


MBA Purdue University - honor scholar (2015)
JD George Mason School of Law - honors (2001)
BA University of Nebraska Lincoln - honors

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

Employment Law Cost of Government Regulations Property Rights Contracting in an International Environment