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Environmental Law Faculty


  • imageHoward Chang, Earle Hepburn Professor of Law

    Howard Chang has made influential contributions to our understanding of the relationship between environmental law and international trade law. His most recent work focuses on the economic incentives created by the federal Superfund law.

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    Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science

    Cary Coglianese is the founding director of the Penn Program on Regulation. He specializes in the study of regulation and regulatory processes, with a particular emphasis on the empirical evaluation of alternative regulatory strategies and the role of disputing, negotiation, and business-government relations in regulatory policy making.


  • imageAdam Finkel,  Fellow and Executive Director, Penn Program on Regulation

    Adam Finkel is one of the nation’s leading experts in the evolving field of risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis, with 20 years of experience improving methods of analysis and making risk-based decisions to protect workers and the general public from environmental hazards.

  • imageRobert D. Fox, 
    Adjunct Professor of Law

    Robert D. Fox is a partner at Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP, a Philadelphia-based firm that concentrates in the practice of environmental and land use law. His work experience includes compliance counseling for business and industry regarding hazardous and municipal waste regulations, Superfund matters, storage tank issues and real estate transactions and real property development, including wetlands permitting, site contamination and brownfield redevelopment issues; and litigating environmental matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.