Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, and Dean’s Circle Scholar
University of San Francisco School of Law
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship 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 and adapting to climate change. 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 of the Board of Directors for the Center for Progressive Reform, and a past Chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Environmental Law Section.