Boxer Family Professor of Law
Vicki Been '83 has long been a forward-thinking scholar on the intersection of land use and environmental law. She is the coauthor of one of the nation’s most relied-upon land use casebooks, and is the director of both the Program on Land Use Law and the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.
|Ingrid Gould Ellen
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning,
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Ingrid Gould Ellen coteaches the Colloquium on the Law, Economics and Politics of Urban Affairs. She is the author of Sharing America’s Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable Racial Integration. She serves as codirector of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.
Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law
Clayton Gillette is one of the nation's most respected experts on state and local government law. He has written articles on such topics as regionalization and interlocal bargains; the exercise of trumps by decentralized governments; and business incentives, interstate competition and the Commerce Clause. He coauthored a cutting-edge textbook on state and local government, Local Government Law: Cases and Materials (third edition), and is currently working on a book concerning local redistribution.
Roderick Hills Jr.
Director of Environmental Studies
Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy,
Faculty of Arts and Science, New York University
Dale Jamieson teaches courses at NYU in ethics, environmental philosophy, environmental justice and global change. He has published more than 80 articles and book chapters. His most recent book is Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction.
Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law
Director of the Institute for International Law and Justice, Benedict Kingsbury, a highly regarded international law scholar, teaches several courses of interest to those pursuing environmental law careers, including International Law and the Hauser Globalization Colloquium: Global Governance and Legal Theory.
Lawrence King Professor of Law
Dean Richard Revesz's work on federalism and environmental regulation, the valuation of human life and the use of cost-benefit analysis, and the design of liability rules for environmental protection has set the agenda for environmental law scholars for the past decade. He has been active in a variety of public policy and law reform efforts, including serving as a member of the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board and writing amicus briefs filed in environmental and administrative law cases pending before the Supreme Court. He teaches Environmental Law.
Professor of Law
Director of the Program on Common Property Resources, Katrina Wyman focuses her research on the use of innovative tools such as markets and private property rights for managing an array of natural resources, such as air, fisheries and land. She has published articles examining why the U.S. was the first country to implement large-scale markets in air pollution, and why it has been slow to introduce private property-like instruments known as individual transferable quotas to manage marine fisheries. She teaches Natural Resources Law, Property, Property Theory, the Public Interest Environmental Law Practice Seminar and Torts.
Sarah Chasis is a senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and is the director of its Ocean Initiative. Chasis coteaches the Environmental Law Clinic.
Sarah Sheon Gerecke coteaches the Seminar on Land Use, Housing and Community Development in New York City. She is chief executive officer of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, which promotes affordable homeownership.
Eric Goldstein is a senior attorney and codirector of the Urban Program at the NRDC. Goldstein coteaches the Environmental Law Clinic.
Nathaniel Owen Keohane teaches Climate Change Policy. He is director of Economic Policy and Analysis of the Environmental Defense's Climate & Air Program.
Michael Oppenheimer teaches the Environmental Law Seminar. Long-time chief scientist at Environmental Defense, Oppenheimer is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the department of Geosciences at Princeton University.
Jerry Salama manages and develops low- and middle-income housing in Harlem in Manhattan. He coteaches the Seminar on Land Use, Housing and Community Development in New York City.
David Schoenbrod is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a professor of law at New York Law School. He coteaches the Environmental Governance Seminar and codirects the Breaking the Logjam Project.
Kerwin Tesdell teaches a seminar on Community Development Law. He is the president of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance, which promotes the use of venture capital to create jobs, entrepreneurial capacity and wealth for people in distressed neighborhoods.
Jacob Werksman is a prominent practitioner and legal scholar who teaches International Environmental Law and Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development. Formerly a senior adviser on trade policy and intellectual property rights for the Rockefeller Foundation, Werksman is currently the program director of the Institutions and Governance Program for the World Resources Institute.