Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Josh Eagle



Natural Resources Law and Policy (with James Salzman and Barton H. Thompson, Jr.), Foundation Press (in progress).

An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico (with multiple co-authors), National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2013).

Coastal Law, Aspen Publishers (2011).

Approaches for Ecosystem Services Valuation for the Gulf of Mexico After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Interim Report (with multiple co-authors), National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2011).

The Endangered Species Act (contributor), Stanford University Press (2001).

Articles Published in Law Reviews and Journals

Taking the Oceanfront Lot, 91 Ind. L. J. _____ (forthcoming 2016).

Complex and Murky Spatial Planning, 28 J. Land Use and Envtl. L. 35 (2012).

Notional Generosity: Explaining Charitable Donors' High Willingness to Part with Conservation Easements, 35 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 47 (2011).

Ocean Zoning and Spatial Access Privileges: Rewriting the Tragedy of the Regulated Ocean (with James Sanchirico and Barton H. Thompson, Jr.), 17 NYU Envtl. L. J. 646 (2008).

The Practical Effects of Delegation: Agencies and the Zoning of Public Lands and Seas, 35 Pepperdine L.Rev. 835 (2008).

Balancing Private and Public Rights in the Coastal Zone in the Era of Climate Change: The Fifteenth Anniversary of Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council, 16 Southeastern Envtl L. J. 1 (2008) (Introduction).

A Window into the Regulated Commons: The Takings Clause, Investment Security, and Sustainability, 34 Ecology L. Q. 619 (2007).

Regional Ocean Governance: The Perils of Multiple-Use Management and the Promise of Agency Diversity, 16 Duke Env'l. L. & Policy Forum 143 (2006), reprinted in Land Use & Environment Law Review (A. Daniel Tarlock and David Callies, eds.) (2007) (selected as one of ten best environmental or land use law articles published in 2006).

Articles Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

The Incentives of a Resource Owner: Evidence from a Private Oyster Fishery (with Lawrence Eagling and Elizabeth Ashton) 58 Marine Policy 28 (2015).

The Role of Discounting and Dynamics in Determining the Economic Efficiency of Time-Area Closures for Managing Fishery Bycatch (with Paul R. Armsworth, Barbara Block, and Joan E. Roughgarden), Theoretical Ecology (October 5, 2010), pp. 1-14. doi:10.1007/s12080-010-0093-x.

Public Fisheries (with Amanda Kuker), 15 Ecology and Society 10 (2010).

Management of Fisheries on Highly Migratory Species: Tuna Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico (with Paul R. Armsworth, Barbara Block, and Joan E. Roughgarden), 47 Journal of Applied Ecology 36 (2010).

Comprehensive Planning, Dominant-Use-Zones, and User Rights: a New Era in Ocean Governance (with James Sanchirico, Stephen R. Palumbi, and Barton H. Thompson, Jr.), 86 Bulletin of Marine Science 273 (2010).

Is a New Mandate Needed for Marine Ecosystem-Based Management? (with Andrew Rosenberg and Heather Leslie), 6 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 43 (2008) (moderated debate).

Fugitive Salmon: Assessing the Risks of Escaped Fish from Net-Pen Aquaculture, (with multiple co-authors), 55 Bioscience 427 (2005).

Why Farm Salmon Outcompete Fishery Salmon (with Rosamond Naylor and Whitney Smith), 28 Marine Policy 259 (2004).

Answering Lord Perry's Question: Dissecting Regulatory Overfishing (with Barton H. Thompson, Jr.), 46 Ocean and Coastal Management 649 (2003).

Salmon Aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest (with Rosamond Naylor and Whitney Smith), 45 Environment 18 (2003).

The Endangered Species Act and Economic Values: a Comparison of Fines and Contingent Valuation Studies (with David Betters), 26 Ecological Economics 165 (1998).

Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries

Climate, Oceans, and the Law of Special and General Adaptation, in Cinnamon Carlarne, Kevin R. Gray, & Richard Tarasofsky, eds., The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (with U. Rashid Sumaila) (work in progress).

Domestic Fishery Management, in Donald C. Baur, Tim Eichenberg, & Michael Sutton, eds., Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy 2d Ed. (with Monica Goldberg and Jack Sterne) (forthcoming 2013).

Food Security and International Fisheries (with Cinnamon Carlarne), in Michael Gerrard and Katrina Kuh, eds., The Law of Climate Change Adaptation (forthcoming).

Ocean Zoning, in Klaus Bosselmann, Daniel Fogel, & J.B. Ruhl, eds., The Encyclopedia of Sustainability: The Law and Politics of Sustainability (2011).

Domestic Fishery Management, in Donald C. Baur, Tim Eichenberg, & Michael Sutton, eds., Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy (2008).

Response of Fishermen to Aquaculture and the Salmon Crisis (with Rosamond Naylor and Whitney Smith), in William W. Taylor, Michael G. Schechter, & Lois G. Wolfson, eds., Globalization: Effects on Fisheries Resources (2007).

Issues and Approaches in the Regulation of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery, in John Tanacredi, ed., Limulus in the Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years in the Making and in Peril (2001).


Pathway to Ocean Ecosystem-Based Management: Design Principles for Regional Ocean Governance in the United States, (minority report), Nicholas Institute for Environmental Solutions, Duke University (2006).

Democracy and Natural Resources: British and American Approaches to Public Participation in Fishery Management, British Council (2004).

Taking Stock of the Regional Fishery Management Councils (with Barton H. Thompson, Jr. and Sarah Newkirk), Pew Ocean Science Series (2003).

Josh Eagle

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