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Laurie Beyranevand

Vermont Law School
Director, Center for Agriculture & Food Systems
Laurie J. Beyranevand is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Vermont Law School. In addition to teaching, she has directed major grant funded projects for the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems.
Professor Beyranevand received a BA from Rutgers College in 1999 and a JD from Vermont Law School in 2003. She clerked in the Environmental Division of the Vermont Attorney General's Office and also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz in New Jersey. Prior to joining the faculty at Vermont Law School, Professor Beyranevand was a Staff Attorney at Vermont Legal Aid where she represented adults and children in individual cases and class action litigation involving health law issues. In that capacity, she appeared in state and federal court, as well as before administrative adjudicative bodies, and served as an appointed member of the Human Rights Committee.
Professor Beyranevand has published a number of scholarly articles and book chapters that focus on the connections between human health and the food system. Her work has been cited in petitions to major federal agencies, books, blogs, and articles, and she has been quoted in Politico, Mother Jones, the Christian Science Monitor, Climate Wire, and E & E Greenwire among others.
She is an appointed member of the Academic Programs Committee for the Food and Drug Law Institute, the Co-Chair of the Outreach Committee of the Academy of Food Law and Policy, and a Committee Member of the Agriculture and Food Law Section of the American Association of Law Schools. She is admitted to the New York and Vermont State Bars, as well as the U.S. District Court, District of Vermont.

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Thursday, September 19

2:00pm EDT