Doremus brings a strong background in life sciences and a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship to her work at Berkeley Law. She earned her PhD in Plant Physiology from Cornell University and was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Missouri before making the transition to law. In addition to her law school teaching experience, she has taught in the graduate ecology program at UC Davis, in the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara. She has been a principal investigator on several interdisciplinary grants; has co-authored papers with economists, sociologists, ecologists, conservation biologists and others; and has been a member of three National Research Council review committees.
Doremus received her JD and Environmental Law Certificate from Berkeley Law, where she was an articles editor for the Ecology Law Quarterly and a member of the Order of the Coif honor society. She then clerked for Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, practiced municipal and land use law with the firm of Eickelberg & Fewel in Corvallis, Ore., and taught at the University of Oregon and Oregon State University before beginning her law teaching career at UC Davis in 1995. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has served on the Board of Directors of Defenders of Wildlife and of Audubon California. She was honored as a UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow for 2001-2006.
B.S., Trinity College (1981)
Ph.D., Cornell University (1986)
J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law (1991)
Holly Doremus is teaching the following courses in Fall 2023:
Courses During Other Semesters
|Semester||Course Num||Course Title||Teaching Evaluations||Spring 2024||271.51 sec. 001||Environmental Law Writing Seminar II||272.1 sec. 001||Water Law||Spring 2023||264.1 sec. 001||Ocean and Coastal Law||View Teaching Evaluation||271.51 sec. 001||Environmental Law Writing Seminar II||View Teaching Evaluation||Fall 2022||271.5 sec. 001||Environmental Law Writing Seminar||View Teaching Evaluation||Spring 2022||271 sec. 001||Environmental Law & Policy||View Teaching Evaluation||272.1 sec. 001||Water Law||View Teaching Evaluation||274.7 sec. 001||Environmental Law Colloquium||View Teaching Evaluation|