Craig Named a Distinguished Professor by University of Utah

RES GESTAE | Summer 2020

College of Law Professor Robin Craig has been named a Distinguished Professor.

The rank is given out annually to a select number of outstanding professors at the U. In order to be considered for the title a professor must have at least five years of service. A professor also must have
“achievements that exemplify the highest goals of scholarship as demonstrated by recognition accorded to them from peers with national and international stature, and whose record includes evidence of a high dedication to teaching as demonstrated by recognition accorded to them by students and/or colleagues.”

Craig researches the law and policy of “all things water,” including water rights, water pollution, and ocean and coastal issues, as well as climate change adaptation, the intersection of constitutional and environmental law, and the food-energy-water nexus. She has authored, co-authored, or edited 11 books, 21 books chapters, and over 100 articles in both law and scientific journals.

At the College of Law, Craig teaches Property to first-year students and Environmental Law, Water Law, Ocean & Coastal Law, and Toxic Torts to upper-division students. She is also affiliated faculty
to the College of Law’s Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment, a faculty affiliate of the University’s Global Change & Sustainability Center, and a member of the Executive Board of the University’s new Water Center.