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Gregg Macey

Gregg Macey

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Gregg Macey is Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches courses on environmental law, environmental justice, and property. His research interests include environmental regulation, energy law, organizations, and disaster theory and emergency response. As a Visiting Research Fellow with Harvard’s STS Program, he will explore scientific controversies in energy law, including risks across the unconventional oil and gas development lifecycle and the use of civil society research to counter them. In 2017, he also will serve as Visiting Professor at MIT.

Professor Macey’s articles appear in Georgetown Law JournalEnvironmental HealthCornell Law ReviewEnvironmental Management, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, among other journals. Professor Macey has published book chapters in Risk Analysis of Natural Hazards (2016) and Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States (forthcoming), as well as a co-edited volume on the future of the Superfund program, Reclaiming the Land (with Jon Cannon).

He was previously a Visiting Assistant Professor at Fordham Law School, an associate with the law firm Kirkland & Ellis, a senior associate with E2 Inc., an environmental consulting firm, and a senior associate with the Consensus Building Institute (CBI), a mediation firm. Professor Macey holds a Ph.D. in urban planning and a law degree. He taught courses in environmental economics, land use policy, and environmental justice at the University of Virginia School of Architecture, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning. He was also a Dillard Fellow at UVA (legal research and writing) and a Voorhees Instructor at MIT (graduate courses in microeconomics and negotiation and dispute resolution).

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