Dr. Bowman is an international expert on public policy, infrastructure, water, and energy. She currently teaches water law, natural resources law, and energy law at the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Before becoming a professor she served as an honors trial attorney in the environmental division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she tried cases across the nation in federal court.
She earned her doctorate from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where she was the Hauser Fellow for Nonprofit Management . She was the Barbara Jordan Scholar at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and earned her Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
She holds an undergraduate degree in history from Columbia College of Columbia University in New York, where she was the Harry S. Truman Scholar for Public Service.