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CAFS Faculty, Staff, and Fellows

Laurie Beyranevand
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Professor of Law

Expertise: Health Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

Claire Child, Vermont Law School
Assistant Director
Research Fellow
Marianne_EngelmanLado
Director, Environmental Justice Clinic
Assistant Professor
Senior Faculty Fellow

Expertise: Environmental Justice; Civil Rights; Environmental Law

Sophia Kruszewski
Clinic Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Food Law and Policy

Molly McDonough
Environmental Communications Specialist
Gordon Merrick JD'20
Legal Food Hub Fellow
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Senior Legal Fellow
Lihlani Skipper, Vermont Law School
Associate Director
Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Expertise: Land Use Law; State and Government Law

Whitney Shields headshot
Clinical Teaching Fellow
Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law