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Scott Schang Sr. Director, Corporate Engagement

Why I am passionate about Landesa’s mission:

Landesa’s path-breaking work to secure equitable land rights for rural women and men creates the foundation for sustainable livelihoods for the world’s poor and for a sustainable global economy. I am privileged to work with a team of people dedicated to creating real and lasting change for the most vulnerable among us.

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Legal and policy research
  • Project management
  • Customary law systems
  • Community natural resource management
  • Community-investor-government partnerships
  • Participatory processes
  • Training and capacity building support
  • Livelihood promotion
  • Policy advocacy and communications
  • Global advocacy
  • Global policy and advocacy
  • Legal advocacy
  • Evidence-based advocacy
  • Communications
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation

 

 

Education:

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., cum laude, Studies in the Environment and English, Yale College

 

International Experience:

  • Bhutan
  • Dominican Republic
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Liberia
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam

Languages:

  • English
  • French

Selected Publications:

  • Editor, THE LAW OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
  • S. Schang, L. Carothers, & J. Austin, “Ending the Tyranny of the Status Quo: Building 21st Century Environmental Law,” 32 Pace Envtl. L. Rev 524 (Spring 2015).
  • Editor, OLD LAW, NEW TRICKS: USING THE CLEAN AIR ACT TO CURB CLIMATE CHANGE (ELI Press 2013).
  • Co-author, “Legal and Policy Tools to Adapt Biodiversity Management to Climate Change,” ELI Research Report, 2011.
  • S. Schang & T. Chan, “Federal Greenhouse Gas Control Options from an Enforcement Perspective,” 2 San Diego J. of Climate & Energy Law 87 (2010).
  • J. Troell, C. Bruch, A. Cassar, & S. Schang, “Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment as a Tool for Promoting Public Participation in International Watercourse Management,” in Jansky & Uitto, eds., Enhancing Participation and Governance in Water Resources Management (United Nations University Press 2005).
  • J. Austin & S. Schang, “The Rise (And Fall?) of Fundamentalist Federalism,” The Environmental Forum, September/October, 2004.
  • Co-author, “Judging NEPA: A ‘Hard Look’ at Judicial Decision Making Under the National Environmental Policy Act,” ELI Research Report, October, 2004.
  • Co-author, “A Toolkit for Environmental Advocacy in Africa,” ELI Research Report, April, 2004.
  • J. Holmstead, et al., “Developing a National Emissions Inventory for MDI,” Environmental Manager, November, 2000.
  • Contributor, “High Court Enhances Trial Judges’ Gatekeeper Role In Determining Admissibility of Scientific Evidence,” Pesticide & Toxic Chemical News, Jan. 14, 1998, at 5.