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Summer Scholars

Lesley K. McAllister
Professor of Law, University of California Davis School of Law

LESLEY K. MCALLISTER teaches and writes in the areas of environmental, natural resources, property, and energy law, both domestic and international. Much of her scholarship focuses on innovative regulatory approaches, such as cap-and-trade regulation, public-private governance, and citizen enforcement. Her recent work relating to food safety has focused on the role of third-party auditors in regulatory regimes and on food safety regulation. 
She received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley; JD from Stanford Law School, with distinction; MA from the University of California and Berkeley; and BS, magna cum laude, from Princeton University.



Previous Distinguished Agriculture and Food Systems Scholars:

2013 - Robin Kundis Craig, William H. Leary Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
2012 - Stephanie Tai, Associate Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
2011 - Mary Jane Angelo, Professor of Law, University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law