Uma Outka

Uma Outka is a Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law.

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Professor Outka joined the KU Law faculty in 2011. Her research and scholarship explore the intersection between energy law and environmental law, with a focus on the transition to a low-carbon electricity sector and environmental justice.

Before coming to KU Law, Outka spent two years as a Visiting Scholar in Energy and Land Use Law at the Florida State University College of Law. She previously served as General Counsel for 1000 Friends of Florida, a nonprofit advocacy organization focused on growth management, environmental conservation, and affordable housing, and worked as a litigation attorney in private practice with the law firm Verrill Dana in Portland, Maine. Outka serves on the Board of the Kansas-based Climate + Energy Project, a non-partisan 501(c)3 working to find practical solutions for a clean energy future. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maine School of Law and holds a master's in public policy and administration from the Muskie School of Public Service.

Uma Outka
Professor of Law
University of Kansas School of Law
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