Prominent Environmental Scholars Headline Speaker Series

Published: October 11th, 2004

Category: News Briefs

Four leading environmental scholars will headline the inaugural Levin College of Law Environmental & Land Use Law Speaker Series in Spring 2005. The series is sponsored by Hopping Green & Sams P.A., Tallahassee; Lewis Longman & Walker P.A., West Palm Beach; and The Florida Bar Environmental & Land Use Law Section. Speakers include:


• Rebecca Tsosie, Arizona State University, March 11, 2005. Specializes in Indian law, property, bioethics and critical race theory, and is executive director of the ASU Indian Legal Program and its Lincoln Professor of Native American Law & Ethics. She is co-author of a federal Indian law casebook, and serves as a Supreme Court Justice for Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.


• Barbara Knuth, Cornell University, March 18, 2005. Chairs the Department of Natural Resources and is co-leader of Human Dimensions Research. She has written extensively on environmental and natural resources planning, management and policy processes.


• Wendy E. Wagner, University of Texas, March 25, 2005. Leading authority on use of science by environmental policymakers; one of seven attorneys on the American Bar Association’s National Conference of Lawyers & Scientists.


• James Salzman, Duke University, April 8, 2005. An editor of Environmental Impact Assessment, and principal liaison for the Trade & Environment Policy Advisory Committee.


Limited seating will be available at the free engagements. For information, contact ELULP Program Assistant Marla Wolfe, 392-3427 or (Also see complete news release online at news/releases/040827.shtml.)



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