Chris is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the International Environmental Law Project at Lewis & Clark Law School. His courses include International Environmental Law, Trade and the Environment, Ocean and Coastal Law, Comparative Environmental Law, and Marine Law and Ecology. He received a B.A. cum laude in 1986 from St. Olaf College, and J.D. Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College. Before coming to the law school, he was a staff attorney with the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), where he focused on international wildlife law issues and international financial institutions. He has traveled to Australia, Japan, Kenya, and Zimbabwe to participate in Meetings of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and the International Whaling Commission (IWC).