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  • James I. Farr Presidential Endowed Chair of Law, College Of Law
  • Affiliated Faculty, Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment, College Of Law
  • Affiliated Faculty, Global Change & Sustainability Center
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Editorial Board, Case Studies in the Environment, University of California Press
  • Member, World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Integrated Biosciences/Biomimicry, University of Akron
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Department of Geography, Clark University

Professional Service

  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Role: Co-Chair. Co-Chair, Special Committee on Law Professors, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (Aug. 2016-Aug. 2018) . 08/2017 - 08/2018
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Role: Conference Planning. Co-Chair, Natural Resources Law Professors Committee, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (July 2017-present) . 07/2017 - present
  • University of California Press. Role: Editorial Board. Founding Editorial Board Member, Case Studies in the Environment (University of California) (June 2017-present) . 06/2017 - present
  • World Bank. Role: Peer Reviewer. Joint Technical-Legal Peer Review Group to advise the refinement and ongoing development of a global dataset on water law and agriculture under the World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project (May 2017-March 2019) . 05/2017 - 03/2019
  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Role: Organize session. Planning Committee, 47th Annual Spring Conference on Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources Law, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (April 2017-April 2018) . 04/2017 - 04/2018
  • Association of American Law Schools, Environmental Law Section. Chair. 01/2017 - 01/2018
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Planning Committee, 2017 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute . 08/2016 - 06/2017
  • Association of American Law Schools, Environmental Law Section. Chair-Elect. 01/2016 - 01/2017
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Co-Chair, Water Section, Annual Institute. 09/2015 - 07/2016
  • Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal. Editorial Board. 08/2015 - 07/2017
  • National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program, Part II (July 2015-December 2016. 07/2015 - 12/2016
  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Planning Committee, 34th Annual Water Law Conference. 07/2015 - 03/2016
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Role: Secretary. Section on Environmental Law. 01/2015 - 01/2016
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF). Role: Planning Committee. Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute. 08/2014 - 05/2015
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Role: Chair. 33rd Annual Water Law Conference. 07/2014 - 06/2015
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Role: Committee Member. Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program. 01/2014 - 02/2015
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Role: Treasurer. Section on Environmental Law. 01/2014 - 01/2015
  • Association of American Law Schools, Environmental Law Section. Treasurer. 01/2014 - 01/2015
  • River Network. Nutrient Technical Advisory Team, Mississippi River Innovative Nutrient Reduction Policies Project (Jan.-June 2014) . 01/2014 - 06/2014
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Role: Co-Chair. Water Resources Committee. 08/2013 - 08/2014
  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Co-Chair, Water Resources Committee. 08/2013 - 08/2014
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Role: Vice Chair. 32nd Annual Water Law Conference. 07/2013 - 06/2014
  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Vice Chair, 32nd Annual Water Law Conference. 07/2013 - 06/2014
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Role: Planning Committee Member. 43rd Annual Spring Conference on Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources Law. 04/2013 - 03/2014
  • American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Planning Committee, 43rd Annual Spring Conference on Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources Law. 04/2013 - 03/2014
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF). Role: Planning Committee. Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute. 08/2012 - 06/2013
  • Environmental Defense Fund. Role: Consultant. 50-State Survey on Agricultural Nonpoint Source Programs. 08/2011 - 12/2012
  • Council on Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Quebec. Role: Legal Consultant. Review report on Clean Water Act issues arising from emissions of coal-fired power plants. 06/2011 - 07/2011
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Role: Council Member. Executive Council. 08/2010 - 08/2013
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Role: Chair. Section on Natural Resources Law. 01/2010 - 01/2011
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Role: Committee Member. Committee on Clean Water Act Implementation Across the Mississippi River Basin. 07/2009 - 08/2012

Internal Service

  • College of Law Faculty Development Committee. Chair, 08/2017 - 05/2018. College service.
  • College of Law Curriculum Committee. Chair, 08/2017 - 05/2018. College service.
  • College of Law Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Policies . Committee Member, 08/2017 - 05/2018. College service.
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Faculty Advisor, 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018. College service.
  • University Water Center Executive Board (May 2016-present). Executive Board, 01/2017 - present. University service.
  • University Academic Senate Consolidated Hearing Committee (August 2016-present). Committee Member, 08/2016 - present. University service.
  • College of Law Admissions Committee. Committee Member, 08/2016 - 05/2017. College service.
  • College of Law Faculty Development Committee. Committee Member, 08/2016 - 05/2017. College service.
  • College of Law Curriculum Committee. Chair, 1L Subcommittee, 08/2016 - 05/2017. College service.
  • 2015 Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. University of Utah Representative, 07/2016 - 06/2017. University service.
  • Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment. Acting Director, 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017. College service.
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Faculty Advisor, 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017. College service.
  • University of Utah Water Center. Executive Board, 05/2016 - 06/30/2017. University service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center. Speaker Series Committee, 05/2016 - 05/2017. University service.
  • University of Utah Sustainability Action Plan. Grounds and Water Working Group, 02/2016 - 06/2016. University service.
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Policies. Member, 09/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Introduction to Law. Instructor, 08/18/2015 - 08/20/2015. College service.
  • Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. University of Utah Representative, 07/2015 - 06/2016. University service.
  • Teaching Committee. Chair, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Tenured Faculty Review Committee. Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Faculty Development Committee. Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Faculty Advisor, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. University of Utah Representative, 03/2015 - 06/2015. University service.
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Faculty Advisor, 01/2015 - 06/30/2015. College service.
  • Teaching Committee. Chair, 08/2014 - 05/2016. College service.
  • ABA Site Visit Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Committee Member, 08/2014 - 01/2016. College service.
  • Academic Senate Executive Committee, University of Utah. Committee Member, 08/2014 - 07/2015. University service.
  • Teaching Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Chair, 08/2014 - 06/2015. College service.
  • Academic Senate, University of Utah. College of Law Senator, 08/2013 - 07/2016. University service.
  • Programs Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Chair, 08/2013 - 06/2014. College service.
  • Building Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Committee Member, 08/2012 - 06/2015. College service.
  • Programs Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Co-Chair, 08/2012 - 06/2013. College service.
  • Appointments Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Chair , 06/2011 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Lateral Appointments Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Chair, 01/2011 - 06/2011. College service.
  • Promotion & Tenure Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Committee Member, 08/2010 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Florida Climate Institute, Florida State University. Steering Committee, 08/2010 - 12/2011. University service.
  • Center for Medicine and Law, Florida State University. Advisory Committee, 02/2010 - 12/2011. University service.
  • Associate Dean for Environmental Programs, Florida State University College of Law. Associate Dean, 08/2009 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory. Internal Advisory Committee, 03/2009 - 12/2011. University service.
  • Women’s Law Society, Florida State University College of Law. Faculty Advisor, 08/2008 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Admissions Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Chair, 08/2008 - 07/2010. College service.
  • Appointments Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Committee Member, 01/2007 - 12/2008. College service.
  • Program in Environmental Law, Florida State University College of Law. Co-Director, 08/2006 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Admissions Committee, Florida State University College of Law. Committee Member, 08/2006 - 07/2007. College service.

Honors & Awards

  • Research Recognition (Top 2 researchers in College). Celebrate U, 04/2017
  • Writing Residency Fellowship, October 24-November 23, 2017. Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, 04/2017
  • Research Award. Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards, 03/2017
  • Top 25 Environmental Law Article: Robin Kundis Craig, Dealing with Ocean Acidification: The Problem, the Clean Water Act, and State and Regional Approaches, 90 University of Washington Law Review 1583-1657 (Winter 2015) (in print Feb. 2016), was chosen through a peer-reviewed process as one of the top 25 environmental, natural resources, and energy law review articles of 2016. Land Use & Environmental Law Review, 03/2017
  • Top 10 Most Cited Faculty in Administrative and/or Environmental Law, 2010-2014, according to Brian Leiter, http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2016/05/20-most-cited-administrative-andor-environmental-law-faculty-2010-2014-inclusive.html (May 2016).Top 10 Most Cited Faculty in Administrative and/or Environmental Law, 2010-2014, according to Brian Leiter, http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2016/05/20-most-cited-administrative-andor-environmental-law-faculty-2010-2014-inclusive.html (May 2016). Brian Leiter, 05/2016
  • Top 25 Article Award: Robin Kundis Craig & Anna Roberts, Australia’s Emerging Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Problems and the U.S. Regulatory Experience: When Are Governments Most Likely to Address Nonpoint Source Pollution?, 42:1 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 1-64 (Jan. 2015) was chosen through a peer-reviewed process as one of the top 25 environmental law articles of 2015. Land Use and Environmental Law Journal, 04/2016
  • Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar. University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, 01/2016
  • Faculty Scholarship Award. University of Utah College of Law, 05/15/2015
  • Top 10 Article Award: Robin Kundis Craig & J.B. Ruhl, Designing Administrative Law for Adaptive Management. 67 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW 1 (Jan. 2014), was chosen through a peer-review process as one of the top environmental and natural resources articles of 2014. Land Use & Environmental Law Review, 05/2015
  • Elected as member; appointed to the Members Consultative Group for the Restatement (1st) of the Law of the American Indian. American Law Institute, 04/15/2015
  • Lloyd K. Garrison Distinguished Lecturer in Environmental Law. Pace University School of Law, 04/01/2015
  • Scholar of the Month: http://www.law.unc.edu/documents/clear/scholars/20132014/craigscholar.pdf. University of North Carolina Center for Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources, 06/2014
  • Clason Lecturer. Western New England University School of Law, 12/2013
  • Jestraub Lecturer and Visitor in Water Law. University of Montana School of Law, 09/2013
  • Grant Co-Leader: Social-Ecological System Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptive Water Governance . National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) , 08/2013
  • Research & Creative Grant: Marine Spatial Planning in New Zealand: A Legal and Policy Comparison to the United States (two-year grant award, 2013-2015). University of Utah, 08/2013
  • Best Paper Award, 31st Annual ABA SEER Water Law Conference. Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association, 06/2013
  • Distinguished Summer Environmental Law Visitor. Vermont Law School, 06/2013
  • "Stationarity is Dead" - Long Live Transformation: Five Principles for Climate Change Adaptation Law", 34:1 Harvard Environmental Law Review 9 (2010), named one of the top 10 environmental/natural resources/land use/energy articles of 2010, to be reprinted as such in 42 Land Use & Environmental Law Review . 01/2012
  • University Graduate Teaching Award, Florida State University. 04/19/2011
  • Best Paper Award, American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources' Environmental Law Conference. 03/19/2011
  • Best Programs for Resources Committees for 2009-2010; Marine Resources Committee. American Bar Association Section on Environment,Energy, and Resources. 09/2010
  • Selected as one of 12 participants from an international pool for the 2010 Papahanaumokuakea 'Ahahui Alaka'i or PAA, a 10-day experiential leadership program in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Papahanamokuakea Marine National Monument, 06/2010
  • Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar. Vermont Law School, 07/2009

Affiliations

  • American Law Institute (ALI), Members Consultative Group. Restatement (1st) of the Law of the American Indian, 08/2015 - present
  • USAID (USAID), Grant Participant, Pakistan Water Engineering, 11/2014 - present
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (NRC), Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program, Part II, 07/2015 - present
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF), Co-Chair, Water Program, Annual Institute, 08/2015 - 07/2016
  • Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Secretary, 01/10/2015 - 01/10/2016
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF), Planning Committee, 2015 Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute, , 08/2014 - 06/2015
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Chair, Water Law Conference, 07/2014 - 06/2015
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Science (NRC), Member, Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan, 01/2014 - 02/2015
  • Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS Envtl. Law), Treasurer, 01/2014 - 01/2015
  • River Network Mississippi River Innovative Nutrient Reduction Policies Project (RNMRINRP), Member, Technical Advisory Team, 01/2014 - 06/2014
  • National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Grant Co-Leader: Social-Ecological System Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptive Water Governance, 08/2013 - 03/2015
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Co-Chair, Water Resources Committee, 08/2013 - 08/2014
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Vice Chair, Water Law Conference, 07/2013 - 06/2014
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Planning Committee, 43rd Annual Spring Environmental Law Conference, 04/2013 - 03/2014
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF), Planning Committee, 2013 Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute, 08/2012 - 06/2013
  • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Consultant, 08/2011 - 12/2012
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Co-Chair, Marine Resources Committee, 08/2011 - 08/2012
  • Council on Environmental Cooperation (CEC), Legal Consultant, 06/2011 - 07/2011
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Section Executive Council, 08/2010 - 08/2013
  • Natural Resources Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS N.R. Law), Chair, 01/2010 - 01/2011
  • Environmental Advocacy, Inc. , Board of Directors , 10/2009 - 12/2011
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Chair, Marine Resources Committee, 08/2009 - 08/2011
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (NRC), Member, Committee on Clean Water Act Implementation Across the Mississippi River Basin, 07/2009 - 08/2012
  • Council on Environmental Cooperation (CEC), Legal Consultant, 05/2009 - 08/2009
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Executive Board Member, Natural Resources Law Section, 01/2009 - present
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (NRC), Member, Comm. on the Miss. River & the Clean Water Act: Scientific, Modeling, & Programmatic Aspects, 07/2008 - 01/2009
  • Apalachicola River Brainstorming Group (ARBG), Member, 02/2008 - 12/2011
  • Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools , Executive Board Member, 01/2008 - present
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Chair, Constitutional Environmental Law Committee, 08/2007 - 08/2009
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Vice Chair for Publications, Marine Resources Committee, , 08/2007 - 08/2009
  • Maritime Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS Maritime), Chair, 01/2007 - 01/2008
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Book Publications Committee, 09/2006 - 08/2009
  • Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Advisory Board Member, Endangered Environmental Laws, 07/2006 - 12/2009
  • Maritime Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS Maritime), Vice Chair, 01/2006 - 01/2007
  • National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (NRC), Committee on the Mississippi River and the Clean Water Act, 08/2005 - 09/2007
  • Maritime Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS Maritime), Secretary, 01/2005 - 01/2006
  • Administrative Law Section, American Bar Association (ABA Ad Law), Supreme Court News Editor, Administrative & Regulatory Law News, 09/2004 - 06/2012
  • Maritime Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (AALS Maritime), Treasurer, 09/2004 - 01/2005
  • Working Group on Ocean Policy, American Bar Association (ABA Ocean Policy), Member, 08/2004 - 08/2010
  • Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association (ABA SEER), Chair, Marine Resources Committee, 08/2004 - 08/2007
  • Marine Resources Committee, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Associatio , Vice Chair for Programs, 09/2003 - 06/2004

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