Lisa Benjamin is an Associate Professor at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Her research encompasses corporate, energy, environmental law and climate risk analysis with particular attention paid to climate justice issues. Her publications include her PhD dissertation examining carbon major companies as well as articles and books covering international climate change law and energy resources law.
Early Life and Education
Lisa Benjamin grew up in Baton Rouge as the youngest daughter of Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla Presley. At an early age she began writing songs, prompting encouragement from both of her parents.
She earned both her B.A. from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, and an LL.B from University of McGill in Montreal before going on to obtain a Master of Education in Reading and Language Development from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Today, she serves as an associate professor at Lewis & Clark Law School where she specializes in international climate change law and environmental justice. Additionally, she holds positions such as Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at Schulich School of Law Dalhousie University and Global Leaders Fellow Blavatnik School of Government Oxford University where her research centers around corporate, energy and environmental law issues.
Professionally, she teaches courses in environmental, trade and company law as well as international climate change and energy resources. Her research explores the intersection between corporate energy law, environmental law and climate justice issues.
She advises the government of The Bahamas at United Nations climate change negotiations and serves on its Compliance Committee (Facilitative Branch). In addition, she serves on its Expert Peer Review Group for Race to Zero campaign.
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Achievement and Honors
In 2022, she was honored with the Pace | Haub Environmental Law Distinguished Junior Scholar Award – given annually to an exceptional junior environmental law professor demonstrating scholarly excellence and promise.
Benjamin currently teaches international climate change, environmental justice, and energy resources law at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland Oregon. In the past she has served as Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at Schulich School of Law as well as visiting professor at Penn State University where she taught business associations and energy law.
Danielle is currently the director of Verde PDX and co-chairs the Climate Accountability working group within the Climate Social Science Network, serving on its expert peer review panel for Race to Zero campaign of UN backed. Additionally, she has been quoted in Bloomberg Law and Financial Times publications and appeared as an expert guest host on Velshi on MSNBC.
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Lisa Marie Presley recently wrote an emotional piece for PEOPLE about dealing with grief after the passing of her son Benjamin Keough in 2020. In this poignant piece, she details some of her lowest points and shares how she’s trying to stay strong for Riley Keough and Finley and Harper Lockwood – her daughters Riley Keough, Finley Lockwood and Harper Lockwood.
She currently hosts multiple shows on CNBC including America Cyberthreat, Code Wars and Options Action and boasts an estimated net worth of $5 Million. In May 2016, she married long-time boyfriend Ben Kallo.
EastEnders fans were delighted to see her back as Lisa Fowler after two decades’ absence, although their excitement may have been dampened somewhat by news of her real-life financial hardships.
Lisa Marie Presley had an arduous path to financial success as the only daughter of Elvis Presley, marrying famous figures, having legal problems, and filing for bankruptcy. Benjamin Keough is said to possess similar talent to both parents; Universal offered him a recording contract in 2009 according to All That’s Interesting.