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Employee Profile

STEPHANIE ELAINE OTTS

MISSISSIPPI LAW RESEARCH INSTITUTE
SENIOR RESEARCH COUNSEL AND DIRECTOR OF SEA GRANT LAW PROGRAM
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256 E KINARD HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7775
Joined UM: 08/28/2002

Areas of Expertise

  • LAW, OCEAN AND COASTAL

Brief Bio

Stephanie Showalter Otts is the Director of the National Sea Grant Law Center and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Stephanie received a B.A. in History from Penn State University and a joint J.D./Masters of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Mississippi. As Director, Stephanie oversees a variety of legal education, research, and outreach activities, including providing legal research services to Sea Grant constituents on ocean and coastal law issues. Her duties also include the supervision of law student research and writing projects and providing assistance to organizations and governmental agencies with interpretation of statutes, regulations, and case law. Stephanie also teaches a foundational course on ocean and coastal law at the University of Mississippi School of Law teaching such courses each year. Her research on natural resources, marine, and environmental law issues has been published in a variety of publications.

Degrees

BA
HISTORY
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY/UNIVERSITY PARK PENNSYLVANIA (1997)
MS
LAW
VERMONT LAW SCHOOL/ SAINT ROYALTON, VERMONT (2001)
JD
LAW
VERMONT LAW SCHOOL/SAINT ROYALTON VERMONT (2001)

Committee Memberships

Law - Law Journal Advisors
Ad Hoc Committee
VCRSP-Gulf Restoration Task Force
Task Force