Chelsea Colwyn

Biography

Chelsea L.M. Colwyn is a Hillary Rodham Clinton public interest fellow working as an environmental staff attorney for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. She also teaches the public land management summer course in Missoula, MT for Vermont Law School. Chelsea has worked as a Fulbright Scholar in Adelaide, South Australia, studying environmental water buybacks, a Research Fellow with Vermont Law School’s Water and Justice Program, studying the history of the US Forest Service and California water law, a Hansard Society Research Fellow at the London School of Economics, studying England’s privatized water sector, and at American Rivers. Chelsea graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 2004, earned a master’s in environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School in 2011, and graduated from Yale Law School in 2018 where she was selected as a Wyss Scholar for western conservation.