Associate Professor of Law, Director of the Energy
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Associate Professor Shalanda H. Baker is the Faculty Advisor to the Environmental Law Program at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law and founding director of the Energy Justice Program at the school of law. She is a 2016-17 Fulbright-García Robles Scholar. Her research explores large energy and infrastructure project development, including renewable energy projects; indigenous rights; and the effect of development on the environment. Professor teaches International Environmental Law, Climate Change and Renewable Energy Law and Policy, International Development, and related courses in energy and international development. Following her graduation from law school, Baker clerked for Justice Roderick Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. She also worked as a corporate and project finance associate for Bingham McCutchen LLP, initially in Boston and later in Japan. Professor Baker also completed a William H. Hastie Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she received her LLM degree.