Professor, and Dean's Circle Scholar
Professor Alice Kaswan is an expert on climate change and on environmental justice. She has written and spoken widely about climate federalism, addressing the appropriate roles of federal, state, and local governments in mitigating climate change, and adapting to its inevitable consequences. Her work also explores the intersection between environmental justice and climate change policy, with special emphasis on the environmental justice implications of climate adaptation strategies and of cap-and-trade programs for greenhouse gases.
Kaswan is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a member scholar of the Center for Progressive Reform, and Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools’ Environmental Law Section. She speaks frequently on federal and state climate policy and has provided comments to the California Air Resources Board and other institutions implementing climate change law.
- BS, UC Berkeley
- JD, Harvard University
- Assistant Professor, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University
- Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
- Associate, Berle, Kass & Case
- Law Clerk, Hon. Marie L. Garibaldi, New Jersey Supreme Court