B.A., Harvard University; Ph.C., University of California at Los Angeles; J.D., University of Houston
Professor Weaver is an alumna of the Law Center, having graduated magna cum laude in 1975. In 1977 she joined the faculty and has taught courses in Oil and Gas, Energy Law and Policy, International Petroleum Transactions, Natural Resources, Water, and Environmental law. She recently won the University of Houston Teaching Excellence award for 2005-2006.
Professor Weaver is a co-author of the leading treatise on Texas oil and gas law and of the casebook titled "Energy, Economics and the Environment." She has written numerous articles on oil and gas law and energy policy, including an article on Enron's effect on energy markets. She was the Director of the Russian Petroleum Legislation Project in 1990-1991, blending academic and organizational skills to draft a model petroleum code for the new Russian Federation, with the participation of the World Bank, the European Bank, major oil companies, and Russian academics and officials.