Future Environmental Law Professors Workshop



Virtual Workshop

Friday, September 9, 2022

Join us for our ninth annual Future Environmental Law Professors Workshop on Friday, September 9th. This workshop is designed for law students and graduates considering or planning careers as legal academics in environmental law broadly defined. The workshop will include a panel on navigating the hiring process, mock interviews, and practice job talks.

  • 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 through mock job talks

To be considered for participation in mock interviews and job talks,
participants must be registered by Noon on Monday, August 29, 2022
Priority will be given to registrants that are on the job market this fall and in the AALS FAR


In preparation for the conference, participants are encourage to visit and review the information on Becoming a Law Teacher ​compiled by the American Association of Law Schools. 


Deadline for registration is Monday, August 29t, 2022

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Registration is Open - Deadline is Monday, August 29, 2022

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For password:  Contact Lorraine Rubich at lrubich@law.pace.edu


Past Key Note Addresses

Sarah KrakoffSarah Krakoff, September 13, 2019
Moses Lasky Professor of Law
University of Colorado Law School
Keynote Address: "A few Thoughts for Future Environmental Law Professors"
"Click here to watch Professor Krakoff's keynote address"

Katrina M. Wyman, Sarah Herring Sorin Professor of LawKatrina M. Wyman, September 14, 2018
Sarah Herring Sorin Professor of Law
Director, Environmental and Energy Law LLM Program
Keynote Address: "The Return of the City"
"Click here to watch Professor Wyman's Keynote Address"

Hari Osofsky, Dean, Penn State Law SchoolHari Osofsky, October 13, 2017
Dean, Penn State Law School
Keynote Address: "Pathways Forward for Cross-Cutting Environmental Law Scholarship"
"Click here to watch Dean Osofsky's Keynote Address"

Pat Parenteau, Senior Counsel and Professor of Law, Vermont Law SchoolPat Parenteau, September 16, 2016
Senior Counsel and Professor of Law, Vermont Law School
Keynote Address: "Nature Deficit Disorder: A Reply to the Eco-Pragmatists"

Douglas Kysar, Joseph M. Field '55 Professor, Yale Law SchoolDouglas Kysar, September 15, 2015
Joseph M. Field '55 Professor, Yale Law School
Keynote Address: "Making a Contribution in Environmental Law"

Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Abel Professor of Law, Harvard Law SchoolRichard Lazarus, September 26, 2014
Howard and Katherine Abel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Inaugural Keynote Address: "Environmental Law Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities"