Caroline Cox joined Vanderbilt Law School as the program director for the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program and a member of the adjunct law faculty in 2022. Immediately before joining Vanderbilt's EELU faculty and staff, Professor Cox was a law clerk to Judge Jane Branstetter Stranch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Cox had previously worked as an associate attorney at the Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest, where she specialized in advocating before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, promoting the clean energy transition in Ohio, and assisting with environmental litigation in state and federal courts. After earning her law degree at Harvard, she was a law clerk for Chief Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
In addition to teaching, Cox advises students interested in careers in environmental law and oversees the EELU Program’s white-paper series.
Sustainable Cities, Spring 2023