Shalanda Baker01.16.20 — Professor Shalanda Baker ’05, an expert in the fields of environmental law and energy law, has been invited to join the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) as a Member Scholar. CPR is a network of approximately 50 university-affiliated Member Scholars with expertise in the legal, economic and scientific fields. Member Scholars and CPR staff prepare studies, reports, articles and other analyses, and participate in educational forums and conferences to promote informed and effective public policy. This honor comes in addition to Baker’s recent gubernatorial appointment to the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Board and her co-founding of the Initiative for Energy Justice, which provides energy policy research, tools, training and consulting to frontline communities to achieve social and economic equity and participation in the energy system while also remediating social, economic and health burdens on those disproportionately harmed by the energy system.

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