Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
project is staffed by Mark S. Frankel,
Project Director; Deborah Runkle, Project
Appointed Scientific Experts
New York Avenue, NW
Appointed Scientific Experts was orignially funded by the Leland Fikes Foundation
and the Open Society Institute.
Susan Poulter, J.D., Ph.D.
Advisory Committee, Professional
Susan Poulter is Emeritus Professor of Law at the S. J. Quinney
College of Law at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where
she has taught environmental law, toxic substances, torts, and intellectual
property until 2004. Prior to joining the College of Law faculty
in 1990, she served was in private practice for seven years. Ms.
Poulter has written and spoken extensively on science and law in
toxic injury litigation, as well as on risk assessment and environmental
law. She participated in the AAAS project on Intellectual Property
and Electronic Publishing and is a member of the Advisory Boards
of the AAAS projects on Court Appointed Scientific Experts and on
Science and Intellectual Property in the Public Interest. She has
also served on the Council of the American Bar Association's Section
of Science and Technology Law and was section representative and
ABA co-chair to the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists,
a joint committee of the ABA and the American Association for the
Advancement of Science. Currently, she is the Section Liaison to
Ms. Poulter earned her J.D. in 1983 at the University of Utah College
of Law, and B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from the University
of California at Berkeley in 1965.