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​2019 Outstanding Faculty Award School of Law

Shannon M. Roesler

Shannon M. Roesler - 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award School of Law

Shannon Roesler is the Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, where she teaches Environmental Law, Legislation, Property, Land Use, and Torts.

Professor Roesler’s scholarship focuses on issues of environmental justice, environmental governance, climate change litigation, and science communication and the law. Her work has appeared in edited volumes and leading law journals such as the Georgetown Law Journal, the Washington Law Review, and the U.C. Davis Law Review. She is also a board member of the Environmental Law Collaborative, a group of environmental law scholars from across the country who work collaboratively on legal and institutional solutions to environmental problems.

Prior to joining the faculty at Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2008, Professor Roesler served as a law clerk to the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She was also a staff attorney and teaching fellow in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center and a visiting faculty member at the University of Kansas School of Law.

Professor Roesler received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Kansas, an LL.M. from Georgetown University, an M.A. in English literature from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.