Former Dean of Haub Environmental Law Programs Nominated to Lead EPA's Chemical Safety Office

September 5, 2018
Alexandra Dunn

ALEXANDRA DUNN, FORMER DEAN OF THE ELISABETH HAUB SCHOOL OF LAW’S ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PROGRAMS, NOMINATED TO LEAD THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S CHEMICAL SAFETY OFFICE

 

WHITE PLAINS, NY – Former dean of Pace Law’s environmental law programs Alexandra Dunn, was nominated by President Donald J. Trump on Friday to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for Toxic Substances (EPA). Ms. Dunn currently serves as the regional administrator for Region 1 of the EPA. At Pace Law, she served as dean of environmental law programs from 2007-2010 and taught Environmental Justice and Human Rights and the Environment as an adjunct professor.

“For decades, Pace Law faculty and staff have been pioneers in implementing environmental law and have served as national and world leaders in the field,” said Dean Horace Anderson. “We are proud that Ms. Dunn is among this distinguished group and that she was tapped to lead this important office at the EPA at such a critical time for environmental law in this country.”   

In addition to her former role at the Law School, Ms. Dunn previously served as executive director and general counsel for the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS).  Since 2014, Ms. Dunn has assisted state governments in shaping environmental policy and enhancing economic development.  Prior to joining ECOS, Ms. Dunn served as executive director and general counsel for the Association of Clean Water Administrators.  In addition, she has taught at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, and, most recently, as an adjunct associate professor of law at the American University’s Washington College of Law.  Ms. Dunn received a B.A. in political science from James Madison University and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law.  She is a member of the bar in Washington, DC, Maryland, and New York, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

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About Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law, (Pace Law) offers J.D. and Masters of Law degrees in both Environmental and International Law, as well as a series of joint degree programs including a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) in Environmental Law. The school, housed on the University’s campus in White Plains, NY, opened its doors in 1976 and has over 8,000 alumni around the world. The school maintains a unique philosophy and approach to legal education that strikes an important balance between practice and theory. For more information visit http://law.pace.edu

 

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