» Dr. Deepa Badrinarayana

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Dr. Deepa Badrinarayana
Office Location:
Kennedy Hall 412
(714) 628-2673
National Law School of India University, Bachelor of Laws
National Law School of India University, Bachelor of Arts
Pace University, Master of Laws
Pace University, Doctor of Juridical Science

Professor Badrinarayana comes to Chapman from Pace Law School, where she completed her Doctorate in Juridicial Studies in Environmental Law. Professor Badrinarayana researched for Professor Frank P. Grad at Columbia Law School on environmental and public health laws. Between 2005 and 2006, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Global Legal Studies, Columbia Law School. Professor Badrinarayana is also a consultant to the United Nations Global Compact, on issues of corporate voluntarism and regulations. Before coming to the United States, Professor Badrinarayana was a Research Officer for a Government of India-World Bank Environmental Capacity-Building Project, at the National Law School of India University. In addition to research and advocacy, she also trained government officials and legal professionals in environmental law. Professor Badrinarayana was part of a team that advised the Government of India on its new legislation to manage biomedical waste. Professor Badrinarayana holds an LL.M. in Environmental Law from Pace Law School and a B.A.LL.B.(Hons) from the National Law School of India University. She is also a Member of the World Conservation Union, Committee on Environmental Law and serves as Chair of the AALS Section on Law and South Asian Studies and as an Executive Committee member of the AALS Section on Environmental Law.

B.A., LL.B., National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India
LL.M., Pace University School of Law
S.J.D., Pace University School of Law

Courses Taught:

Torts 1 and 11
Advanced Topic: Markets & International Environmental Law
International Environmental Law
International Trade Law
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Deepa Badrinarayana et al., A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Security Regained (Security Lost? The Climate Change Conundrum), 45 ELR 10027 (2015).
India’s State of Legal Education: The Road from NLSIU to Jindal, 63 Journal of Legal Education 521 (2014)
Trading Up Kyoto: A Proposal to Amend the Protocol, 41 B.C.Envtl.Aff.L.R.1 (2014)
Financing of Adaptation Measures, in The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change: U.S. and International Aspects (Michael Gerrard and Katrina Kuh (eds)¸ABA Publication [2012]
Three Climate Crises, 44 Case Western Journal of International Law 435 (2011) (invited symposium piece)