J.S.D., Columbia University
J.D., Rutgers University
B.A., State University of New York, Plattsburgh
Professor Jamison Colburn is a scholar of environmental law and policy. Prior to teaching, Professor Colburn was an enforcement litigator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a collaborating researcher with the Project on Public Problem Solving at Columbia University, which studied the collaborative roles played by local and regional grassroots organizations.
Professor Colburn has published widely on public lands management, administrative law, wildlife habitat, and other environmental topics. His forthcoming book, Localism's Ecology: Nature and the Suburban Nation, maps a new approach to biodiversity conservation in America. Professor Colburn is a member of the American Institute of Biological Sciences and the Society for Conservation Biology, has served as a trustee of the Connecticut River Watershed Council, and is a past vice chair of the Separation of Powers Committee in the ABA Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.
“Addition by Subtraction: NEPA Routines as Means to More Systemic Ends,” inThe Laws of Nature: Reflections on Ecosystem Management Law & Policy (Kalyani Robbins ed., 2013).