Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Josh Eagle



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

Coastal Law (Aspen Casebook Series, 2d ed. 2015).

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

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

Articles Published in Law Reviews and Journals

Taking the Oceanfront Lot, 91 Ind. L.J. 851 (2016).

When Does Flexibility Matter in Environmental Law?, 42 Ecology L.Q. 787 (2015) (with Eric Biber).

Complex and Murky Spatial Planning, 28 J. Land Use & 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, 17 NYU Envtl. L.J. 646 (2008) (with James Sanchirico and Barton H. Thompson, Jr.).

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

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 Envtl. L. & Pol'y Forum 143 (2006), reprinted in Land Use & Env't L. Rev. (A. Daniel Tarlock & 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

Climate Change and the Confluence of Natural and Human History: A Lawyer's Perspective, 2016/2 Rachel Carson Ctr. Persp. 21 (2016) (essay).

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

The Role of Discounting and Dynamics in Determining the Economic Efficiency of Time-Area Closures for Managing Fishery Bycatch, 4 Theoretical Ecology 513 (2010) (with Paul R. Armsworth, Barbara Block, and Joan E. Roughgarden).

Public Fisheries, 15 Ecology & Soc'y 10 (2010) (with Amanda Kuker).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salmon Aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest, 45 Env't 18 (2003) (with Rosamond Naylor and Whitney Smith).

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

Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries

Climate, Oceans, and the Law of Special and General Adaptation, in The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (Cinnamon Carlarne et al. eds. 2016) (with U. Rashid Sumaila).

Domestic Fishery Management, in Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy (Donald C. Baur et al. eds., 2d ed., 2015). (with Monica Goldberg and Jack Sterne).

Food Security, Fisheries, and Ecosystems, in The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change (Michael Gerrard & Katrina Kuh eds., 2012) (with Cinnamon Carlarne).

Ocean Zoning, in The Encyclopedia of Sustainability: the Law and Politics of Sustainability (Klaus Bosselmann et al. eds., 2011).

Domestic Fishery Management, in Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy (Donald C. Baur et al. eds., 2008).

Response of Fishermen to Aquaculture and the Salmon Crisis, in Globalization: Effects on Fisheries Resources (William W. Taylor et al. eds., 2007) (with Rosamond Naylor and Whitney Smith).

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


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

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, Pew Ocean Science Series (2003) (with Barton H. Thompson, Jr. and Sarah Newkirk).

Josh Eagle

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