Robin Kundis Craig is the William H. Leary Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where her research focuses on "all things water," especially the impact of climate change on freshwater resources and the oceans, the Clean Water Act, and the intersection of water and energy law.
She is the author or co-author of five books, including Modern Water Law: Private Property, Public Rights, and Environmental Protection (with Robert W. Adler and Noah D. Hall) and Toxic and Environmental Torts (with Michael D. Green, Andrew R. Klein, and Joseph Sanders).
At Utah, Professor Craig teaches Property to first-year students and Environmental Law, Water Law, Ocean & Coastal Law, and Toxic Torts to upper-division students. She is also affiliated faculty to the College of Law 's Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment and a faculty affiliate of the University 's Global Change & Sustainability Center.
Professor Craig previously taught at the Lewis & Clark School of Law; Western New England College School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts; Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law; and the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida. Her areas of professional expertise include Environmental Law, Ocean & Coastal Law, Water Law, Toxic Torts, Administrative Law, Property, and Civil Procedure.
While in law school, she worked for the Natural Resources Section, General Counsel Division, of the Oregon Department of Justice, which allowed her to work on a variety of environmental law issues, from Clean Water Act litigation to CERCLA cleanups to salmon and tribal issues to the intersection of state tax law and environmental law. After graduation, she clerk for two years for Judge Robert E. Jones on the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.
EDUCATION: Pomona College, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University, M.A.; U.C. Santa Barbara, Ph.D.; Lewis & Clark School of Law, J.D.