The faculty and candidates of the LL.M. Program in Agriculture and Food Law are the thought leaders in their field. Their research, and the articles that appear in the University of Arkansas School of Law’s Journal of Food Law and Policy, help shape the way we think about agricultural and food law.
Susan Schneider’s textbook Food, Farming, and Sustainability: Readings in Agricultural Law is the preeminent resource for understanding the complexities of agricultural law. Professor Schneider is the Director of the Graduate Program in Agricultural and Food Law.
Nicole Civita has written on recent developments in food law for the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, has a chapter forthcoming with Susan Schneider on urban agriculture for the American Bar Association, and has an article “Agrarians Feeding Communities: Reconnecting Federal Farm Policy and Nutrition Assistance For a More Just Agri-food System” forthcoming in the Northwestern Interdisciplinary Law Review.
Christopher Kelley is recognized for his expertise both here and abroad. In addition to the courses he teaches at the University of Arkansas, he holds an appointment with the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, teaching in their agricultural law program. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Baltic Journal of Law and Politics published by Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania, and Law and Civil Society published by Taras Shevchenko National University.
Journal of Food Law and Policy
The Journal of Food Law & Policy is the first student-edited legal journal in the country devoted to the study of food law and its impact on society.