Distinguished Professor of Law
2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate
B.A., University of Colorado
J.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dr. iur., University of Cologne, Germany
Promoting Equity, Cooperation and Innovation in the Fields of Transboundary Waters and Natural Resources Management: The Legacy of Dr. David J.H. Phillips, (John S. Murray and Melvin Woodhouse, co-eds., Brill Nijhoff, 2017).
International Law for the Environment (with Edith Brown Weiss, Daniel B. Magraw, Stephanie Tai & A. Dan Tarlock) (2016 West), with Documents Supplement
The International Law Commission's Flawed Draft Articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers: The Way Forward, 36 Water Int'l 566 (2011).
Beyond International Water Law: Successfully Negotiating Mutual Gains Agreements for International Watercourses, 22 Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. 139 (2012) (with Alex Grzybowski & Richard K. Paisley).
The Politics of Sharing Water: International Law, Sovereignty and Transboundary Rivers and Aquifers, in The Politics of Water 18 (Kai Wegerich & Jeroen Warner eds, Routledge 2010) (with Kate J. Neville).
Sovereignty and Cooperative Management of Shared Water Resources In a Time of Shrinking Availability: The Role of International Law 114 (ISARM2010 International Conference: Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and New Directions, UNESCO, Dec. 6-8, 2010).
Public International Law: Cases, Problems and Text (with Dinah Shelton & John Cerone, LexisNexis 2010).
Forward to The Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses: Options for Regional Regime-Building in Asia, at xxv (Nahid Islam, Wolters Kluwer 2010).
Symposium, Beyond International Water Law: Successfully Negotiating Mutual Gains Agreements for International Watercourses,22 Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. 139 (2009) (with Alex Grzybowski & Richard K. Paisley).
The International Law Commission Adopts Draft Articles on Transboundary Aquifers,103 Am. J. Int’l L. 272 (2009).
Workshop Papers, Small Capacity and Big Responsibilities: Financial and Legal Implications of a Human Right to Water for Developing,21 Geo. Int’l Envtl. L. Rev. 679 (2009) (with Kate J. Neville).
Transnational Litigation in Comparative Perspective (with Thomas O. Main, Oxford 2010).
International Watercourses, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Sept. 2009, available at http://www.mpepil.com/.
Comments on the International Law Commission’s Draft Articles on The Law of Transboundary Aquifers 2006, Mar. 30, 2008, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1114988.
Global Issues in Environmental Law (with Rachael E. Salcido, West 2008).
Criminalization of Environmental Protection, in International Criminal Law, vol.1, 1013 (M. Charif Bassiouni ed., 3d ed. Brill 2008).
International Waterways and Watercourses, in The New Oxford Companion to Law, at 626 (Peter Cane & Joanne Conaghan eds., Oxford 2008).
International Organization and the Environment, in Progress in International Law (Russell A. Miller & Rebecca M. Bratspies eds., Martinus Nijhoff 2008).
The 1997 U.N. Watercourses Convention: Retrospect and Prospect, 21 Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. 165 (2008).
Doctrinal Divisions and Issues in Environmental Law, in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, vol.1, 485 (with Rachael E. Salcido; David S. Clark ed., Sage 2008).
International Commission of the Oder, Jurisdiction of, Case, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Sept. 2007, available at http://www.mpepil.com/.
Some Developments in the Law of International Watercourses, in Promoting Justice, Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Through International Law: Liber Amicorum Lucius Caflisch, at 781 (Marcelo G. Kohen & Lucius Caflisch eds., Martinus Nijhoff 2007).
The Law of International Watercourses (2d ed. Oxford 2007).
Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation (with Ariel Dinar et al., World Scientific 2007).
Colorado River Basin Water Management: Evaluating and Adjusting to Hydroclimatic Variability (with others, Comm. on the Scientific Bases of Colorado River Basin Water Mgmt., Nat’l Res. Council 2007).
International Environmental Law and Policy (Casebook) (with Edith Brown Weiss et al., 2d ed. Aspen 2007).
Federal Court: The “Roadless Rule” Reinstated, 37 Envtl. Pol’y & L. 54 (2007) (with Anna E. J. Frostic).
The Jordan River Basin: 2. Potential Future Allocations to the Co-Riparians,32(1)Water Int’l 39 (2007) (with David J. H. Phillips et al.).
The Jordan River Basin: 1. Clarification of the Allocations in the Johnston Plan,32(1) Water Int’l 16 (2007) (with David J. H. Phillips et al.).
European Commission of the Danube, Jurisdiction of the (Advisory Opinion), in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Sept. 2007, available at http://www.mpepil.com/.
Liability and Compensation Regimes Related to Environmental Damage, in United Nations Environment Programme, Training Manual on International Environmental Law (with Maria Cristina Zucca, UNEP 2006).
Understanding International Law (LexisNexis 2006).
Freshwater Resources, in United Nations Environment Programme, Training Manual on International Environmental Law (UNEP 2006).
The Shrinking Dead Sea and the Red-Dead Canal: A Sisyphean Tale?,19 Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. 259 (2006).
Sharing Water, Sharing Benefits: Working Towards Effective Transboundary Water Resources Management, A Graduate/Professional Skills-Building Workbook (Aaron Wolf ed., World Bank 2007).
The Danube River Basin, in The Multi-Governance of Water: Four Case Studies, at 79 (Matthias Finger et al. eds., SUNY 2006).
Of Paradoxes, Precedents and Progeny: The Trail Smelter Arbitration 62 Years Later, in Transboundary Harms in International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration(Russell A. Miller & Rebecca M. Bratspies eds., Cambridge 2006).
The Fifty-Sixth Session of the International Law Commission, 35 Envtl. Pol’y & L. 109 (2005).
Negotiator’s Handbook on International Freshwater Agreements (UNEP 2005).
The Human Right to Water, in Fresh Water and International Economic Law 93 (Edith Brown Weiss et al. eds., Oxford 2005).
Water Conflict and International Law, in Water: Value and Rights-Conference Proceedings (Imad Khatib et al. eds., Palestine Academy Press 2005).
Courses: International Water Resources Law Seminar, International Environmental Law, Foundations of Water Law, Transnational Litigation, Conflict of Laws