Environmental Law Center Distinguished Speakers Series to Welcome Robert Glicksman
Web Editor - Published: March 15, 2011
GlicksmanELCspeakerPromoOn Wednesday, March 16th, the Environmental Law Center will welcome the next speaker in the Distinguished Speaker Series. Robert L. Glicksman, the J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law at the George Washington University Law School, will speak at noon on “Federalism Implications of Climate Change Adaptation” on the Delaware campus. The event will also be broadcast to the Harrisburg campus.

A graduate of Union College, Professor Glicksman earned an M.A. from Harvard University and his J.D. from Cornell Law School. He practiced at a law firm in Washington, D.C. that focused on environmental, energy, and administrative law issues before joining the faculty at the University of Kansas School of Law in 1982. An expert on environmental, natural resources, and administrative law matters, Professor Glicksman has produced an extensive body of scholarship including casebooks on environmental and administrative law, monographs on risk regulation and environmental enforcement, and a treatise on public natural resources law.

Previous speakers in the series included Edith Brown-Weiss, the Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and Robert V. Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental Law Program at the University of Maryland School of Law, during the fall semester. American University Professor Heather Hughes will speak on Wednesday, March 23rd as the final speaker in the series.