Marcilynn A. Burke, School of Law

Marcilynn A. Burke, Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law

Dean, School of Law
Practice Areas: Natural Resources Law, Property Law, Takings, Eminent Domain, Ballot Initiatives, Legal Education, Admissions, and Bar Examinations

Faculty bio

Marcilynn A. Burke is an academic expert in leadership, property, environmental and natural resources law. From 2009-2013, Marcilynn served in the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM). She also served as Deputy Director for Programs and Policy in the BLM, and then as the Acting Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior over the BLM following a 2011 appointment by President Barack Obama. Her scholarly works have included features in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Notre Dame Law Review, the Land Use and Environmental Law Review, the University of Cincinnati Law Review, and the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. 

Recent Media:
Dean of University of Oregon School of Law weighs in on Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination (KGW, March 22, 2022)