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Sara Rollet Gosman

Sara Rollet Gosman

Assistant Professor of Law

School of Law

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Phone: 479-575-3886

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Professor Gosman teaches and writes in the areas of environmental and energy law. Her courses include environmental law, energy law and policy, and natural resources law. Her research explores the ways in which uncertainty about risk creates both challenges and opportunities for policy, and spans such diverse topics as oil and natural gas development, children’s health and environmental justice, and water use in the Great Lakes region. She is an expert on the law and policy of hydraulic fracturing, and has written on chemical disclosure as a response to uncertainty about environmental effects of the technique.

Prior to joining the University of Arkansas School of Law, Professor Gosman was a lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School. She taught courses in toxics, Supreme Court environmental litigation, environmental justice, and oil and gas law. She has also practiced as a water resources attorney at the National Wildlife Federation and as an assistant attorney general in the environmental division of the Michigan Department of Attorney General.

Professor Gosman received an A.B. with high honors from Princeton University and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was senior editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. She also holds a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University. She clerked for Chief Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the Northern District of California. She is currently the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Pipeline Safety Trust.

Professor Gosman received an A.B. with high honors from Princeton University and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was senior editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. She also holds a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University.