Scanlan named to lead Center for Water Policy

Environmental law professor Melissa K. Scanlan has been named the new Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In this position she also directs the Center for Water Policy at the School of Freshwater Sciences.

Scanlan currently is a visiting professor at Boston College Law School and a professor at the Vermont Law School, where she co-founded and directs the New Economy Law Center. She was previously the associate dean of the Environmental Law Program. In the last year she has served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Spain, researching cooperatives that are sustainability leaders. She begins her duties at UWM on Jan. 8, 2021.

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