Please join us for the latest installment of the Environmental and Energy Law Program's lecture series.

Heather Tanana, Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, will speak about securing tribal water rights after Arizona v. Navajo Nation.

With a wealth of experience in state, federal, and tribal courts, Heather's expertise spans various domains of law, the environment, and public health.

Heather (Diné) previously served as an Assistant Professor (Research) and Wallace Stegner Center Fellow at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. She has clerked at the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah and founded the Indian Law Section of the Utah State Bar Association. Heather's outstanding contributions to the legal field have earned her recognition and accolades from organizations such as the Natural Resources & Environmental Law Section of the Utah State Bar, the Utah Minority Bar Association, and the Environment, Energy and Resources Section of the American Bar Association.

Heather is also Associate Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health and collaborates with the Center's Training team. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from Bloomberg School of Public Health - Johns Hopkins University, where she was inducted into the Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society.