An award-winning law professor and attorney, Myanna Dellinger, M.Sc., J.D., PhD candidate (Political Science, 2021), graduated at the top of her law school class, Order of the Coif (UO) in 2008. She then worked for state- and federal-level judges at both the trial and appellate levels including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Myanna is currently a full, tenured law professor teaching business law and public international law. She researches and writes extensively on climate change risks to people, corporations, and governments, as well as endangered species law and policy. She is a Fulbright Scholar in climate change law and a National Science Foundation peer reviewer.
Myanna has published more than 400,000 words in major legal journals and has been ranked at the top 10% of all authors by download on SSRN for four years consecutively. She won the “Best Legal Article of the Year” award in 2019 for an article analyzing electric utility liability for wildfires in California. More than 100 judges, attorneys, and scientists have cited to Myanna’s publications. She started the Global Energy and Environmental Law Podcast, which has had more than 25,000 listeners.
Myanna rendered pro bono legal advice to residents of the Standing Rock Native American Tribe and women in gender-based discrimination cases.
Originally from Denmark, Professor Dellinger has lived and worked in four countries on three continents. She speaks three languages fluently. She and her husband live in Northeast Los Angeles and are avid outdoor enthusiasts.
See her at professordellinger.com.
- February 4, 2021