Anthony Chavez

Northern Kentucky University

Anthony E. Chavez is Professor of Law at Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University.  He teaches classes on environmental law, renewable energy law, the law of climate change, natural resources law, and the legal and environmental aspects of business transactions.  Professor Chavez’s scholarly work focuses on climate engineering, including legal systems to facilitate development of negative emission technologies, the interaction of geoengineering and human rights laws, using legal principles to guide the deployment of geoengineering, and the patenting of climate engineering inventions.  Professor Chavez received his B.S. in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.  Before beginning his teaching career, he practiced as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bingham-McCutchen in San Francisco, and the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in Los Angeles.  Prior to joining Chase, he was the director of legal writing at the University of California at Davis.