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UO Law Professor Will Serve On Senate Committee

University of Oregon

A University of Oregon assistant law professor is taking a leave of absence to work for the U.S. Senate.

Greg Dotson has accepted the position of Chief Counsel for the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The committee has legislative jurisdiction over national climate change policy. Dotson teaches environmental law and climate change law at the UO Law School and is a nationally recognized expert on environmental law.

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s host for All Things Considered on weekday afternoons. She also is the editor of the KLCC Extra, the daily digital newspaper. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000.