Deputy Faculty Director
Environmental Law LLM Program Director
Sarah M. Herring Professor of Law
Born and raised in Canada, Katrina Wyman has a BA, MA, and LLB from the University of Toronto and an LLM from Yale Law School. Before joining NYU School of Law in 2002, she was a research fellow at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2001-02. Wyman’s research interests relate primarily to property and natural resources law and policy. She has undertaken case studies of the evolution of emissions trading, and property rights in fisheries and taxi licenses. She also has worked on the Endangered Species Act and the policy and legal responses to the possibility that climate change might prompt large-scale human migration. Wyman serves as the director of the Environmental LLM program at NYU Law.
Recent Publications and Blog Posts:
- Cities as Global Environmental Actors: The Case of Marine Plastics
- The Urban Environmental Renaissance
- Taxi Regulation in the Age of Uber
- US News: “Power Progress at the Court”
- Brief as amicus curiae in Support of Petitioners in EnerNOC v. Electric Power Supply Ass’n
- Amicus Curiae Brief of the Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law at New York University School of Law in Support of Petitioners (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association, Supreme Court of the United States)
- The National Immigration Policy Option: Limits and Potential, in Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate
- Responses to Climate Migration, 37 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 167 (2013).
- Politics and Science in Endangered Species Act Listing Decisions, in Institutions and Incentives in Regulatory Science
- Sinking States, in Property in Land and Other Resources
- Breaking the Logjam: Environmental Protection that Will Work