Caroline Cecot is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center. Cecot is an assistant professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where she teaches administrative law, environmental law, and torts. In her research, Cecot focuses on environmental and energy law and regulation, administrative law, and agency practice of cost-benefit analysis, often applying her expertise in law and economics to evolving issues in these areas. She has published articles in law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, including the Duke Law JournalAdministrative Law ReviewEnvironmental LawAmerican Law and Economics Review, and Journal of Regulatory Economics, and she is a co-author of the casebook Environmental Law and Policy, 4th Ed. (Foundation Press, 2019).

Cecot clerked for the Honorable Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was a legal fellow at the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law. Caroline earned an AB degree, magna cum laude, in Economics from Harvard College, a JD from Vanderbilt Law School, and a PhD in law and economics from Vanderbilt University. She currently serves on the US Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Economic Guidelines Review Panel.