Carroll Muffett is President and CEO of the Center for International Environmental Law, a nonprofit organization that uses the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights and ensure a just and sustainable society. Prior to joining CIEL, Carroll served as Executive Director of the Climate Law & Policy Project and Deputy Campaigns Director at Greenpeace USA. From 2000 to 2006, Carroll was international counsel and Senior Director for International Conservation at Defenders of Wildlife.. Before joining Defenders, Carroll was an attorney with Covington & Burling, and served as a law fellow at CIEL. Carroll has authored numerous articles and textbook chapters on national and international environmental policy and on the trade and environment debate. Carroll is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law, a member of IUCN's Commission on Environmental Law, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Species Survival Network and the Board of Editors for the International Journal of Wildlife Law and Policy. He is co-editor with Carl Bruch and Sandra Nichols of a forthcoming volume on Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding (Routledge, 2014).
Areas of Specialization
- Copyright Law