Whitney L. Smith

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Whitney L. Smith, MS, JD

  • Research Fellow

Center on Food Security and the Environment
Encina Hall East, E400
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

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Whitney Smith recently joined FSE on a project investigating the legal institutions implicated in the recent trend toward large-scale agricultural land transactions in sub-Saharan Africa.  Whitney graduated from Stanford University's Earth Systems Program (BS/MS '01). Before going to law school in 2004, she worked with Roz Naylor and Wally Falcon at the Center for Environmental Science and Policy on issues related to salmon aquaculture. After graduating from the University of California-Hastings Law School, Whitney practiced environmental and antitrust law for five years at large law firms in San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO.