Sheryl Musgrove | Pace Law School

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Sheryl Musgrove

Sheryl Musgrove joined the Elisabeth Haub School of Law’s Energy and Climate Center as an Equitable Access to Sustainable Energy (EASE) Graduate Research Fellow in July 2016.

Sheryl received her JD from the University of Idaho College of Law, and is a PhD Candidate in Sustainability with Arizona State University.  Her dissertation research explores subnational climate change policy in the states of Washington and Idaho. She has taught introductory sustainability courses as an adjunct professor and teaching assistant, and has presented guest lectures on sustainability and the law.  She has co-authored two articles on sustainability education, both of which received a Highly Commended Paper Award from the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. 

Sheryl’s professional legal experience includes working as a judicial law clerk for the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the US District Court for Idaho, and the US District Court for Arizona.  She also has worked as a public defender, a borough attorney, and in private practice.  While in private practice, she was awarded the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award by the Idaho State Bar for her representation of transgender inmates.

Sheryl received her BS in Zoology from the University of Idaho.  She is admitted to practice in Idaho and before the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals.   She is a member of the Environmental & Natural Resources Section of the Idaho State Bar and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.