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A. James Barnes

O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Expert Bio

Professor A. James Barnes is a nationally recognized expert in environmental law and policy and served in several senior positions at the Environmental Protection Agency during his 19-year career in Washington, D.C. At the IU O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, where he served as dean from 1988 to 2000, and at the IU Maurer School of Law, Barnes teaches courses in environmental law, environmental policy, professional ethics, skills for professional practice, and law and public policy.

He is the co-author of two leading business law textbooks, one in its 17th edition and another in its 13th edition.

Areas of Expertise

Environmental law, domestic and international environmental policy, ethics and the public official, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, law and public policy.

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