Holly Doremus

professor of law

Holly Doremus is a leading scholar and teacher in environmental law, natural resources law, and law and science. She earned her Ph.D. in plant physiology from Cornell University and was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Missouri before transitioning to law. In addition to her law school teaching experience, she has taught in the graduate ecology program at UC Davis, in the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara. Doremus has co-authored papers with economists and ecologists, and has been a member of two National Research Council review committees. Her recent publications include Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics (Island Press, 2008) (with A. Dan Tarlock), "Scientific and Political Integrity in Environmental Policy,” Texas Law Review (2008); “Data Gaps in Natural Resource Management: Sniffing for Leaks Along the Information Pipeline,” Indiana Law Journal (2008); and “Precaution, Science, and Learning While Doing in Natural Resource Management,” Washington Law Review (2007).