Shannon Roesler

Charlotte and Frederick Hubbell Professor of Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Faculty Director, Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative

Professor Roesler’s scholarship focuses on issues of environmental justice, environmental governance, climate change litigation, energy law and policy, and land use. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in edited volumes and law journals such as the Georgetown Law Journal, the Florida Law Review, and the U.C. Davis Law Review. She also currently serves on the board of the Environmental Law Collaborative.  

Prior to joining the faculty at Iowa Law in 2021, Professor Roesler was the Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law where she received the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2019. After law school, she clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and worked as a staff attorney and teaching fellow in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at the Georgetown University Law Center. She was also a visiting faculty member at the University of Kansas School of Law.  


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Research areas
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Property and Land Use
Iowa Law professor Shannon Roesler
BA, University of Kansas, JD, University of Kansas, LLM, Georgetown University, MA, University of Chicago, MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison