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Environment Canada’s World Class Regulator Project: An Assessment

Cary Coglianese

May 10, 2012


Cary Coglianese - Biography

Cary Coglianese  is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches administrative law, regulatory policy, and environmental regulation.  The founding director of the university-wide Penn Program on Regulation, he specializes in the study of regulatory policy and processes, with a particular emphasis on the empirical evaluation of alternative regulatory strategies and on the role of conflict and cooperation in business-government relations.  He is also the founder and current advisor to RegBlog.org and has served as Penn Law’s Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs.  He founded the Law & Society Association’s international Collaborative Research Network on Regulatory Governance, served as a founding editor of the peer-reviewed journal Regulation & Governance, and currently co-chairs the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section’s committee on e-government. He is the editor or co-editor of five books, including most recently Regulatory Breakdown: The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation and Import Safety: Regulatory Governance in a Global Economy, and is the author or co-author of over a hundred articles, chapters, reports, and essays on various aspects of regulation and the regulatory process.  A member of the faculty of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government for over a decade, he holds his J.D., M.P.P., and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and has served as a visiting professor of law at Stanford University and Vanderbilt University.

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