News: ENR Welcomes Jonathan Rosenbloom, Expert and Author on Sustainability and Climate Change Law

Jun 16, 2015

Photo of Jonathan Rosenbloom

May 6, 2015 - The University of Oregon (UO) School of Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center (ENR) is pleased to announce that Drake Law Professor Jonathan Rosenbloom (center, in photo above) will join the UO staff as ENR Distinguished Visitor for the spring 2016 semester.  

At Oregon Law, Rosenbloom will teach Climate Change Law and Policy and Sustainability and the Law. He will also support ENR’s Interdisciplinary Projects & Fellows Program by serving as a faculty expert to law student fellows in the Sustainable Land Use Project. ENR's Interdisciplinary Projects and Fellows Program provides research, analysis, and innovative solutions to today's environmental problems.  

Rosenbloom will also serve as an Expert in Residence with the University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI). SCI is a cross-disciplinary organization at the University of Oregon that promotes education, service, public outreach and research on the design and development of sustainable cities. SCI focuses on sustainability-based research and teaching opportunities and shares this expertise with scholars, policymakers, community leaders, and project partners. Their work connects student passion, faculty experience, and community needs to produce innovative, tangible solutions for the creation of a sustainable society.

Jonathan Rosenbloom is a Professor of Law at Drake University where he specializes in sustainability, environmental law, state and local government, and property. He holds a B.F.A. and a B.Arch. from the Rhode Island School of Design. Rosenbloom earned his J.D. magna cum laude from New York Law School and his LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Prior to teaching, Rosenbloom worked as an attorney for over ten years, including clerking for the Honorable Rosemary Barkett at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has published numerous book chapters and law review articles. He is currently working on his first book, "Resilience & Sustainability: From Theory to Practice" with co-author Shelley Saxer (forthcoming with ASPEN).

For more information on Rosenbloom’s work, please visit his Drake Law Profile page.