Professor Daniel Bodansky
Professor Daniel Bodansky is a Foundation Professor of Law in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. He is also the faculty co-director for the Center for Law and Global Affairs. In addition, he is an affiliate faculty member with the Center for Law, Science and Innovation, and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability's School of Sustainability at ASU.
Professor Bodansky is a leading authority on international environmental law generally, and global climate change law in particular. He teaches courses in public international law and sustainability, and is a key player in the college's Program on Law and Sustainability.
Prior to his arrival at ASU in 2010, Professor Bodansky was the associate dean for faculty development and Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law at the University of Georgia School of Law. He was an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law from 1989-1994, and a professor from 1994-2002, and has been an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and George Washington University law schools.
Professor Bodansky served as the Climate Change Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State from 1999-2001, on a leave of absence from academia, and was an attorney-advisor at the U.S. Department of State from 1985-1989. He has consulted for the United Nations in the areas of climate change and tobacco control. Since 2001, Professor Bodansky has been a consultant and senior advisor on the “Beyond Kyoto” and “Pocantico Dialogue” projects at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change). He has served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and the State Department's Advisory Committee on Public International Law, is the U.S.-nominated arbitrator under the Antarctic Environmental Protocol, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Society of International Law. Awards include an International Affairs Fellowship from the Council of Foreign Relations, a Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs, and a Jean Monnet Fellowship from the European University Institute.
Professor Bodansky’s scholarship includes three books and dozens of articles and book chapters on international law, international environmental law and climate change policy. His book, "The Art and Craft of International Environmental Law," published by Harvard University Press, received the 2010 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award of the International Law Association, as the best book that year in the field of international environmental studies.