Environmental Faculty

Laurie Beyranevand
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Professor of Law

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

Richard Brooks
Professor of Law Emeritus
Founding Director, Environmental Law Center

Expertise: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Michael Dworkin, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law Emeritus
Founding Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation

Stephen Dycus
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; International and Comparative Law; National Security; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Wills and Trusts

John Echeverria
Professor of Law

Expertise: Land Use Planning and Regulation; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Regulatory Takings; Climate Change Adaptation

Visiting Professor

Expertise: Environmental Justice; Civil Rights; Environmental Law

David Firestone
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Contracts; Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation; Taxation and Tax Policy; International Environmental Law

Hillary Hoffmann, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law

Expertise: Natural Resources Law and Management; Administrative Law; Climate Change; Native American Law

Kevin Jones
Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Energy Technology and Policy

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation; Clean Air Act; Climate Change; Air Pollution

Sophia Kruszewski
Clinic Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Food Law and Policy

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Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: China and the Environment

Mark Latham
Professor of Law

Expertise: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Corporations; Torts and Product Liability; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation

Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School
Associate Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor of Law
Reed Loder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Ethics; Judicial Ethics; Property Law; Animal Law; Ethics and Professionalism

VLS President and Dean, Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Marc Mihaly
Professor of Law Emeritus

Expertise: Land Use Law; Energy Law and Regulation; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

Janet Milne
Director, Environmental Tax Policy Institute
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Land Use Law; Taxation and Tax Policy; Environmental Tax Policy

Jim Murphy
Environmental Advocacy Clinic Director
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Advocacy; Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation; Climate Change; Wetlands and Water Resources; Endangered Species; Natural Resources Law and Management; Public Lands; Transportation; Land Use Law

Jeannie Oliver, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
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Senior Counsel, Environmental Advocacy Clinic
Senior Counsel, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Endangered Species; Natural Resources Law and Management; Public Lands; Water Rights and Allocation; Wetlands and Water Resources

Professor Sarah Reiter, Director of Online Learning
Faculty Director of Online Learning
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Ocean and Coastal Resources; Dispute Resolution; Science and the Law

Kenneth Rumelt
Senior Attorney, Environmental Advocacy Clinic
Senior Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation; Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances; Torts and Product Liability; Superfund

JenniferRushlow
Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Administrative Law; Climate Change; Environmental Advocacy; Environmental Justice; Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation; Food and Agriculture; Food Law and Policy; Land Use Law; Municipal Law; Transportation

Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Environmental Law Resources

Melissa Scanlan, Vermont Law School
Co-Founder and Director, New Economy Law Center
Professor of Law

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law

Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law
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Staff Attorney, Environmental Advocacy Clinic
Staff Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Jack Tuholske
Director, Water and Justice Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Joan Vogel
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Torts and Product Liability

Kinvin Wroth
Professor of Law Emeritus