VERMILLION, S.D. -- A University of South Dakota School of Law professor has received a Fulbright specialist grant in law to conduct research and lecture at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany.
Myanna Dellinger will lecture on American climate change policy under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Paris Agreement and the post-election federal administration. She will also research improved methods of public participation in the development of climate change law and policy, given technological change and the changing preferences of new generations.
At the University of South Dakota, Dellinger teaches public and private international law as well as human rights law, among other topics. She has a master of arts in international communications from the the Aarhus University in Denmark and a law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law, where she graduated at the top of her class earning her the title Order of the Coif.
Professor Dellinger was also just announced an expert peer reviewer by the National Science Foundation in its Law and Social Sciences Program. She has visited 36 nations for business and pleasure and is fluent in English, Danish and German.