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Associate Professor of Law & Program Director, Center for Energy & Environmental Law
Office: Hosmer Hall 212
Biography (Courtesy of her faculty webpage with the School of Law):
Sara C. Bronin (formerly Galvan) joined the faculty in 2006 and is an Associate Professor of Law and the faculty program director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law. A licensed architect and licensed attorney, Professor Bronin has researched and published in the areas of property, land use, historic preservation, green building, and renewable energy law. Her scholarship focuses on creating economically and environmentally sustainable American cities. She is often invited to speak about her work; in the last year, she has presented at events at Yale, Georgetown, the University of Pennsylvania, American University, Vanderbilt, and the Environmental Law Institute, among other places. She is an affiliated faculty member of the University of Connecticut Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering and has coordinated several Gallivan Conferences in real property law.
Outside the classroom, Professor Bronin has served as one of the lead attorneys for the mixed-use, transit-oriented, LEED-Platinum-designed 360 State Street project. She has also been the President of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (during the year it won the Hispanic National Bar’s Affiliate of the Year Award), the Vice President of the Hartford Historic Preservation/Properties Commissions, and a board member of theConnecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.
Professor Bronin earned a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin and is a LEED accredited professional. As a Rhodes Scholar, she received a master’s degree in Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford. She received her Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.
- American Cities
- Green Building
- Historic Preservation
- Land Use
- Renewable Energy