Kathleen’s research primarily focuses on legal and institutional issues surrounding different methods of groundwater recharge. She also studies the intersection between water rights and data systems, looking at how data systems can be improved to increase the effectiveness of water management decisions.
Kathleen joined UC Water in December 2017. Previously, she was a practicing attorney in Nebraska, where the majority of her case load consisted of water rights appeals and environmental enforcement actions.
Kathleen Miller is a Research Fellow at the Wheeler Water Institute at the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. She received her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Prior to joining CLEE, she worked at the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office and interned with the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division in Washington, D.C.