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Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Faculty
Online Faculty

Emily Spiegel

Assistant Professor of Law
Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Environmental Law Center

JD, Duke University

BS, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

802-831-1072

Curriculum Vitae

Emily Spiegel

Biography

Before joining the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School in 2017, Emily Spiegel was a consultant and law fellow at the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. She has been an International Agricultural Development Specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service, and has interned in Rome, Italy at the legal offices of the Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Professor Spiegel is most interested in agriculture and land use as well as international development, and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Jordan. Professor Spiegel received her JD from Duke and her BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Publications

Other

Presentations

Colloquium Director, 11th Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School, (September 26, 2020).

Moderator, “Rooting Out Structural Racism in U.S. Agriculture,” Embedded Racism in the Law Panel Series, Vermont Law School (September 2, 2020).

“Food Systems Resilience: Concepts and Policy Approaches” (with Lihlani Nelson), United States Agricultural Information Network Conference (July 20-24, 2020).

“Legal Dimensions of Bringing Back Biodiversity,” Cornell University Plant Breeding Symposium (April 2020).

“Establishing an Agriculture Law Program: Training Lawyers to Represent Rural Communities,” (with Laurie Beyranevand), China-Mekong Law Center’s annual symposium, Khon Kaen University, Thailand (December 2019).

"U.S. Regulatory Framework for Seafood Fraud," (with Laurie Beyranevand) at Technical Food Fraud Expert Workshop, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy (November 2019).