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Shelley Welton

Title: Assistant Professor of Law
School of Law
E-mail: swelton@law.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-5662
Office:

1525 Senate Street
Room 237
Columbia, SC 29208

Resources:

CV (pdf)

SSRN

Shelley Welton

Background

Shelley Welton is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Her research focuses on how climate change is transforming energy and environmental law and governance. Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review, New York University Law ReviewUniversity of Colorado Law Review, and Harvard Environmental Law Review. At the University of South Carolina, she teaches Administrative Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law and Policy, and Climate Change Law. 

Prior to academia, Professor Welton worked as the Deputy Director of Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. She also clerked for Judge David Trager of the Eastern District of New York and Judge  Allyson Duncan of the Fourth Circuit. She received her Ph.D. In Law from Yale Law School, her J.D. from NYU School of Law, a Master of Public Administration in Environmental Law and Policy from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Teaching

  • Administrative Law (LAWS 709)
  • Energy Law (LAWS 826)
  • Environmental Law & Policy (LAWS 731)
  • Climate Change Seminar (LAWS 734)