Virtual Guest Speakers 

March 2:

Professor Edward Richards, Louisiana State University Law Center 
Topic: Using Natural Cycles to Make Better Decisions about Adaptation to Climate Change: The Future of the Louisiana Coast
Discussion List   (Professor Richards will participate from March 2 - 6).

Short Biography of Professor Edward Richards


Edward P. Richards is the Clarence W. Edwards Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Law Center. Professor Richards received his undergraduate degree from Rice University, where he studied enviromental science, biology, and behaviorial science. He did graduate work at Baylor College of Medicine and then the University of Michigan, before receiving his J.D. from the University of Houston and his M.P.H. from the University of Texas School of Public Health. He was the Ruby M. Hulen/UMKC Professor of Law at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law and Director for the Center for Public Health Law. Since June 1, 2002, he has been the Harvey A. Peltier Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Law Center, and Director of the Program in Law, Science, and Public Health. Professor Richards has worked in health and public health law for many years. Since coming to LSU, he has done extensive work in national security law. He has been a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies, and has authored more than 140 articles and five books.