Conversation with Professor Kate Konschnik: Environmental Careers

October 21, 2020 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

Join the Environmental Law Society for a conversation with Professor Kate Konschnik about her career and approaching a career in environmental law. Professor Konschnik directs the Duke Nicholas Institute's Climate & Energy Program and is a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law. Her work focuses on electricity sector policy related to decarbonization and deployment of clean energy resources. She has also worked extensively on governance of unconventional oil and gas production, and spent three months studying methane abatement policy at the IEA in Paris. Professor Konschnik joined Duke from Harvard Law School, where she founded and directed the Harvard Environmental Policy Initiative and taught Oil and Gas Law. Previously, she served as Chief Environmental Counsel to U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. She began her legal career as an Environmental Enforcement Trial Attorney at the DOJ. Sponsored by ELS. For more information, please contact Jess Kuesel at Zoom link: