CANCELLED - LAPA Seminar with Sarah E. Light, LAPA Fellow; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, "National Parks, Inc."

Date & Time Mar 23 2020 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Wallace Hall
300 Wallace Hall
Speaker(s) Sarah E. Light, LAPA Fellow; The Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, Legal Studies and Business Ethics
Audience Open to the Public

LAPA’s seminar format encourages attendees to familiarize themselves with the paper in advance. The author will open the session by summarizing the main themes in the paper and presenting some topics for discussion. Moderated Q&A follows.

Copies of the seminar paper are typically available about 10 days before the event, during regular business hours, at the LAPA Offices on the 3rd floor of Wallace Hall.

Sarah Light’s research examines issues at the intersection of environmental law, corporate sustainability, and business innovation.  In 2018, her scholarship earned her the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award, which recognized her rigorous and salient contributions that cross disciplinary and national boundaries.  Before entering academia, Light served for 11 years in the Civil Division of United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, during which she was Chief of the Environmental Protection Unit from 2007 to 2011.  In addition to Wharton, Light has taught at Brooklyn, Fordham, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Schools and Columbia University.  She holds an AB from Harvard College and a JD from Yale Law School.  A Rhodes Scholar, she received an M.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University.  Following law school, she clerked for Judge John M. Walker, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  At LAPA her project explores the role of the corporation on public lands in the United States from both a legal and normative perspective.

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