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CAFS Faculty, Staff, and Fellows

Laurie Beyranevand
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Professor of Law
Faculty Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees

Expertise: Health Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

Claire Child, Vermont Law School
Assistant Director
Research Fellow
Sophia Kruszewski
Clinic Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Food Law and Policy; Agricultural Law and Policy

Photograph of a Law Student in front of the Vermont State Capitol building
Legal Food Hub Fellow
Francine Miller headshot
Senior Staff Attorney and Adjunct Professor
Lihlani Skipper, Vermont Law School
Associate Director and Research Fellow
Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Environmental Law Resources

Whitney Shields headshot
Project Manager
Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law
Faculty Fellow

Expertise: Food and Agriculture; International Law; International Development

Benjamin C. Varadi
Senior Fellow

Expertise: Environmental and Securities Legislation; Food Law and Policy

Communications Assistant