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Karen Bradshaw

Associate Professor of Law
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

Associate Professor of Law
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science, and Innovation

Program Affiliate Scholar, Classical Liberal Institute, New York University School of Law 

Professor Bradshaw is an Associate Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Concurrent with her appointment at the College of Law, Professor Bradshaw is a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Global Institute of Sustainability and Program Affiliate Scholar at the Classical Liberal Institute at the New York University School of Law. 

Professor Bradshaw researches environmental and natural resource issues. Her forthcoming book, The New Animal Rights, Saving America's Wildlife by Discovering the Biological Origins of Property, is under contract with the University of Chicago Press. She writes on the governance of natural resources, with an emphasis on the relationship between public and private property rights holders. Professor Bradshaw's most recent article was recognized, as being among the top articles nationally in 2015-2016 in the areas of natural resources law through a national, peer-reviewed process. Professor Bradshaw teaches contracts, land use, environmental law, and natural resources.

Before joining the College of Law faculty, Professor Bradshaw was the inaugural Koch-Searle Fellow in Legal Studies at New York University School of Law. After graduating with honors from The University of Chicago Law School, she clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In law school, she was a Tony Patino Fellow, John Olin Fellow in Law and Economics, and comment editor for The University of Chicago Law Review.

Prior to attending law school, Professor Bradshaw founded and operated a real estate brokerage, which integrated principles of corporate social responsibility. She obtained an executive M.B.A. while working full time operating her business, and has a B.S. in business administration from University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Bradshaw will be visiting at University of Chicago Law School in Fall 2017.

Education

B.S., University of California, Berkeley

M.B.A., California State University, Chico (executive program for working professionals)

J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, with honors

Publications

Information Flooding, 48 Indiana L. Rev 755 (2015).
K9 .N373 Online 

New Governance and Industry Culture, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2515 (2012-2013). 
K17 .O797 

Karen Bradshaw Schulz & Dean Lueck, Contracting for Control of Landscapes, 100 Iowa L. Rev. 2507 (2015). 
K9 .O95 Online 

Wildfire Policy: Law and Economics Perspectives (Karen Schulz & Dean Lueck, eds., Routledge 2012). 
KF3977 .W55 2012 

Karen Schulz & Souvik Saha, Academic Administrators and the Challenge of Social-Networking Websites, in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, and Reputation (Saul Levmore & Martha Naussbaum, eds., Harvard University Press 2011).
KF390.5.C6 O344 2010

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 631Environmental Law
LAW 636Land Use Regulation
LAW 639Natural Resource Law
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 515Contracts
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 631Environmental Law
LAW 636Land Use Regulation
LAW 639Natural Resource Law
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 515Contracts
LAW 631Environmental Law
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 639Natural Resource Law
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 631Environmental Law
LAW 781Independent Study