Monday, May 8, 2006
University of Memphis contracts prof Irma Russell has been tapped by the law school at the University of Tulsa to be the new Director of its National Energy-Environmental Law and Policy Institute. NELPI, which is marking its 30th anniversary this year, sponsors a number of annual conferences and other events, and provides curriculum and certification programs for UT students.
Russell, who combines environmental law with contracts, earned her J.D. at Kansas. She has taught at Memphis since 1992, and has been a visiting professor at Kansas, UMKC, and (this past year) at Pace.