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Professor of law and librarian, CUNY School of Law

Sarah Lamdan is a professor and librarian. She specializes in government information access and transparency, and especially issues related to environmental law and environmental information access. She teaches legal research, advanced legal research, public institutions, and lawyering seminar courses. Sarah received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law with a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and a Master's Degree in Legal Information Management from Emporia State University's Graduate School of Library and Information Management.

Sarah is the author of the book Environmental Information: Research, Access & Environmental Decisionmaking, which is published by the Environmental Law Institute. Her writing on the FOIA and information access and environmental justice issues has also been published in the Georgetown Environmental Law Review, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Government Information Quarterly and other legal and information science publications. Sarah also facilitates FOIA workshops and seminars on participating in the federal and New York administrative rulemaking process.


  • –present
    Professor of law and faculty services librarian. , CUNY School of Law