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Karen Bradshaw

Professor of Law
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

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

Professor Bradshaw researches property, natural resources, environmental, and animal law issues. She explores the interplay of public and private governance techniques in achieving sustainability objectives. Her work has been recognized as among the top articles nationally in natural resources and environmental law through a peer-review process. Professor Bradshaw was a Visiting Professor at University of Chicago Law School in Fall 2017.

Professor Bradshaw graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School; she was a law review editor. She subsequently clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and was a Fellow in Legal Studies at New York University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Professor Bradshaw obtained an executive M.B.A. while working full time founding and operating a real estate brokerage devoted to corporate social responsibility. She earned a B.S. in business administration from University of California, Berkeley. Professor Bradshaw is originally from rural Northern California.

Education
  • J.D. (Honors), University of Chicago Law School
  • M.B.A. California State University, Chico (executive program for working professionals)
  • B.S. Business Administration, University of California-Berkeley
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 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 515Contracts
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 631Environmental Law
LAW 639Natural Resource Law
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
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