Stephanie M. Stern

Professor of Law

Stephanie Stern joins us as a professor of law teaching courses in Environmental Law. Her research focuses on how residential protections in property and land use law can frustrate environmental sustainability, affordability and inclusion. Stephanie’s scholarship has been published in the Michigan Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Virginia Law Review and leading peer-reviewed journals. She is the author of “The Psychology of Property Law.”

Prior to joining the faculty at University of Arizona Law, Stephanie taught at Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology. Stephanie also practiced property and environmental law at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP and clerked for Judge Kermit Lipez on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She also served as a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and a research fellow at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. She holds a BA from Brown University and JD from Yale Law School.