Professional Service


American Bar Association​

  • Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Environmental Justice Committee

    • Co-Chair of Environmental Justice Committee​ (2018-present)

    • Vice-Chair of Environmental Justice Committee (2017-2018)

    • Editorial Board of Human Rights (2017-present)

    • Drafting ABA Policy

    • Educational Programming Planning

      • Conference Co-Organizer with Cynthia Harris (ELi), “Climate Justice” ABA SEER and CRSJ webinar, January 2019. 

      • Conference Co-Organizer with Cynthia Harris (ELi), “Defending tribal sovereignty: The ongoing battle over “meaningful consultation” and self-governance over natural and cultural resource,” ABA SEER and CRSJ webinar, May 23, 2018. 

      • UN SDGs and Legal Practice: Action & Education Series

      • Panel Moderator, “Is Florida the Canary in the Coal Mine? Environmental Justice in Front Line Communities,” ABA Midyear Meeting, Miami, FL, February 4 , 2017.

      • Conference Organizer and Moderator, “Breaking Ground at Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice,” American Bar Association, Section of Civl Rights and Social Justice, Environmental Justice Committee (April 13, 2017). 

    Section of Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources, Water Resources Committee

    • Assistant editor Year In Review​

  • Section of International Law, Animal Law Committee

    • Vice Chair ​of publications and web

    • Editor and designer of Committee Newsletter (see sample newsletter here)

Additional Professional Service

  • Book Review Editor Preservation Education and Research (2018-present)

  • Peer reviewer, Environmental Justice Journal (2018).

  • Peer reviewer, Preservation Education & Research (2010).

University Service


Service to the University of Kentucky and the College of Design include the following: 

  • University

    • Provost's Faculty Sustainability Council (2018-present)

  • College of Design

    • Honors and Award Committee​ (2017-present)

    • Dean's Task Force on International Studies (2017-2018)

    • Faculty Adviser HP Go (2018-present)

    • HP Recruiting Liaison