Daniel Bodansky

Daniel Bodansky is a Distinguished Senior Fellow with Climate Advisers.

Daniel Bodansky is Regents’ Professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.   Previously, he taught at the University of Washington School of Law and the University of Georgia School of Law, where he held the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law from 2002-2010. 
Professor Bodansky served as the Climate Change Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State from 1999-2001, on a leave of absence from academia, and was an attorney-advisor at the U.S. Department of State from 1985-1989.  He is a member of the State Department’s Advisory Committee on Public International Law, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the American Society of International Law, is the U.S.-nominated arbitrator under the Antarctic Environment Protocol, and served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law from 2001-2011.
Professor Bodansky’s scholarship includes five books and dozens of articles and book chapters on international law, international environmental law and climate change policy. His book, The Art and Craft of International Environmental Law, received the 2011 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award of the International Law Association as the best book published the previous year in the field of international environmental studies.  His co-authored book, International Climate Change Law, received the 2018 Certificate of Merit from the American Society of International Law, awarded for the best book published in a specialized field of international law.  Other awards include an International Affairs Fellowship from the Council of Foreign Relations, a Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs, and a Jean Monnet Fellowship from the European University Institute. 
Professor Bodansky received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, an M.Phil. in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge, and his law degree from Yale Law School.