Hannah Wiseman is the Attorneys’ Title Professor at the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee.
Professor Wiseman teaches and writes primarily in the areas of energy law, oil and gas law, and land use. Courses that she teaches or has taught include environmental law, the law of electricity, energy law and policy and related renewable and fossil fuel energy seminars, shale gas law, property, land use regulation, and oil and gas law. She taught as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Texas School of Law and an Assistant Professor at the University of Tulsa College of Law before joining the FSU Law faculty. Professor Wiseman has published articles in the NYU Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Boston University Law Review, Iowa Law Review (co-authored), and Emory Law Journal (co-authored), among other journals. She is also a co-author of Energy, Economics, and the Environment (Foundation Press).
Beyond the classroom, Professor Wiseman has worked with the Environmental Defense Fund, Resources for the Future, Florida’s Office of Public Counsel, the General Electric Corporation, and other organizations on regulatory and ratemaking issues associated with shale gas and oil, “best practices” in shale gas development, and public utilities’ use of shale gas. She is a member of the Science for Nature and People Working Work “Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Water Quantity and Quality” through the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. She was also a member of the University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute Hydraulic Fracturing Integrated Assessment Review Panel and has testified about hydraulic fracturing regulation before the Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee. Prior to joining academia, Professor Wiseman worked as a Research Assistant and then Analyst within ICF Consulting’s climate and air issues division and clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Professor Wiseman received her B.A. from Dartmouth College and her J.D. from Yale Law School.