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Future Environmental Law Professors Workshop

Friday, September 26, 2014
Pace Law School, White Plains, New York

Designed for Visiting Assistant Professors, Fellows, Researchers, Law Clerks, Practitioners and others who are, or plan to go on, the academic teaching market in the areas of environmental law, natural resources law, food and agricultural law, animal law, energy law, land use planning, and/or ocean and coastal resources law.

  • Receive advice on the environmental law teaching market
  • Obtain an insider’s view of the appointments process from faculty with extensive hiring experience
  • Learn about the history and future of environmental law in law schools
  • Participate in a mock AALS interview and gain feedback from environmental law professors
  • Present your work to future colleagues in the environmental law academy
  • Hear a Keynote Address by Harvard Law Professor Richard Lazarus about current issues in environmental law

Register by clicking hereRegistration Deadline is Friday, August 29th. There is no cost to register.  Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Preliminary Schedule:

  • 9:30am:  Introductory Remarks by Professor Jason Czarnezki (Pace) & Continental Breakfast
  • 10:00-11:00am: Panel Discussion with Professors Dave Owen (Maine), Sharon Jacobs (Colorado), David Cassuto (Pace) and Andrew Lund (Pace) —“How To Be Successful on the Environmental Law Professor Job Market”
  • 11:00am-Noon: Mock Interviews
  • Noon: Keynote Lunch Address by Professor Richard Lazarus (Harvard)
  • Afternoon: Job Talk Presentations with feedback provided (A selected number of participants will be asked to present their job talks)
  • Evening: Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Travel and Lodging Information: A block of hotel rooms for both Thursday and Friday nights has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza, White Plains, NY. A group rate has been reserved - please make your reservation by September 2.  To reserve a room please visit their booking website at Directions and travel information can be found at

For further information, please contact Professor Jason Czarnezki at

Confirmed Current Law Professors Scheduled to Attend as of August 2014:

Rebecca Bratspies (CUNY)
David Cassuto (Pace)
Jason Czarnezki (Pace)
Michael Gerrard (Columbia)
Sharon Jacobs (Colorado)
Katrina Kuh (Hofstra)
Richard Lazarus (Harvard)
Andrew Lund (Pace)
John Nolon (Pace)
Richard Ottinger (Pace)
Dave Owen (Maine)
Ann Powers (Pace)
Julie Steiner (Western New England School of Law)