Gary Marchant, Ph.D., J.D.

Advisory Board, Arizona State University

marchant1.Gary Marchant, Ph.D., J.D., serves as the Regents’ Professor and Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law & Ethics and Director of the Center for Law, Science & Innovation’s Program on Governance of Emerging Technologies  at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law on the campus of Arizona State University (ASU). He also serves as a Professor at the School of Life Sciences and Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Global Institute of Sustainability at ASU. Professor Marchant’s research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience, and biotechnology. He teaches courses in Environmental Law; Law, Science & Technology; Genetics and the Law; Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy; and Nanotechnology Law & Policy. Prior to joining the College faculty in 1999, Professor Marchant was a partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis, where his practice focused on environmental and administrative law. During law school, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology and editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review, and was awarded the Fay Diploma (awarded to top graduating student at Harvard Law School). Professor Marchant frequently lectures about the intersection of law and science at national and international conferences. He has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters on various issues relating to emerging technologies. Among other activities, he has served on five National Research Council committees, has been the principal investigator on several major grants, and has organized numerous academic conferences on law and science issues.

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