Environmental Law Faculty

The Director of the Burke Center is Jonathan H. Adler, the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law.  Adler is one of the nation’s most-cited professors in environmental and administrative law according to the Leiter Study and a frequent commentator in the news media.  He is the author or editor of eight books, including, "Rebuilding the Ark: New Perspectives on Endangered Species Act Reform," and the forthcoming book, "Environmental Federalism: Let 50 Flowers Bloom."

Adler is joined by expert adjunct professors including David Kutik of Jones Day, who teaches Energy Law; Beth Nagutsky, former head of Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection and lawyer for the Lake Erie wind power project, who teaches our climate law course; and Catherine Lacroix, who teaches environmental law.  In addition, Professor Juscelino Colares publishes in the international environmental law and climate fields and teaches a seminar on International Environmental Law.