Dr. John C. Dernbach
Distinguished Professor of Law Director, Environmental Law Center
Widener University School of Law
John C. Dernbach is Distinguished Professor of Law, focusing on administrative law, environmental law, property, international law, international environmental law, sustainability and the law, climate change and sustainable development. He has served as director of the Policy Office at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, which is responsible for developing and coordinating policy and regulatory initiatives for DEP, including the integration of sustainable development concepts into DEP programs. Professor Dernbach has written widely on environmental law and sustainable development. He is the editor of Agenda for a Sustainable America (Environmental Law Institute Press, January 2009) and Stumbling Toward Sustainability (Environmental Law Institute Press 2002), comprehensive assessments of U.S. sustainable development activities that include recommendations for future efforts.