Boehl Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Policy: Communities & Ecosystems

When Apr 05, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM
Where Law School room 275
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Image may contain: 1 person, suitKeith Hirokawa is a national expert in environmental, natural resources, land use, and property law. His research focuses on local environmental law, ecosystem services policy, watershed management, and environmental impact analysis.

He is co-editor of Greening Local Government (ABA, 2012). Professor Hirokawa is Associate Professor of Law at Albany Law School, and previously taught at law schools at Texas Wesleyan University and University of Oregon.

He practiced land use and environmental law in Oregon and Washington, was heavily involved with community groups and nonprofit organizations., and has spoken with U.S. EPA staff about sustaining ecosystem services through local environmental law.

Professor Hirokawa was named Distinguished Environmental Scholar by Vermont Law School for Summer 2017. He earned his JD and MA degrees from the University of Connecticut, and his LLM in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School.

The Boehl Distinguished Lecture Series in Land Use Policy is one of several law and policy initiatives in land use and environmental responsibility at the University of Louisville, and is supported by the Herbert Boehl Fund, the Kentucky Research Challenge Trust Fund, and the Center for Land Use & Environmental Responsibility.

Open to the public (no RSVP required).

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