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  UHLC’S EENR CENTER WELCOMES PROFESSOR WARREN AS NEW CO-DIRECTOR
Professor Gina Warren
The Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center named Professor Gina Warren as its co-director in November alongside Victor Flatt, the Dwight Olds Professor of Law.
“I envision a new age for EENR as a leader in sustainability,” Warren said. “Now is the time to build relationships, support research, and advance the transition to a clean energy future.”
Warren, a George Butler Research Professor and a UH Energy Fellow, joined the Law Center in 2016. She teaches property, energy law and policy, renewable energy law, international energy law, and oil and gas. Warren previously served as the chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Natural Resources and Energy Law and was an Energy Fellow at UH Energy.
Warren is a prolific scholar who is highly published in
the areas of sustainable social, environmental, and energy practices. Her research explores the role of policy and regulation in the area of sustainable energy, with a focus on renewable energy, climate change, and distributed generation.
Prior to joining academia, Warren was in private practice for several years as a litigator in energy and utility law for the international law firm of Perkins Coie LLP, where she
represented utility companies in court and before federal and state commissions.
PROFESSOR MANTEL TO SERVE ON BOARD OF ADVISERS FOR NEW UH NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER
Professor Jessica Mantel
University of Houston Law Professor Jessica Mantel will be providing her health law expertise as a member of the advisory committee for the University of Houston’s HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention, which has received a $11.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
“This new center is poised to play a vital role in reducing health disparities in Houston by addressing the mental health challenges that lead to higher addition and cancer rates in marginalized communities,” Mantel said. “I am honored to be a part of this bold initiative.”
Mantel, the George A. Butler Legal Research Professor and Co- Director of the Health Law & Policy Institute, joined the Law Center faculty in 2010. She is a leading scholar on the legal, ethical, and policy issues related to new models of health care delivery.
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