Stephanie Otts is the Director of the National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Stephanie received a B.A. in History from Penn State University and a joint J.D./Masters of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Mississippi.
As Director, Otts oversees a variety of legal education, research, and outreach activities, including providing legal research services to Sea Grant constituents on ocean and coastal law issues. Her research on natural resources, marine, and environmental law issues has been published in a variety of publications.