Faculty - Barry Breen

Barry Breen is a member of the adjunct faculty at the Washington College of Law at American University, where he teaches Environmental Law and Advanced Environmental Law: Liability and Torts. He is a Deputy Assistant Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency. Before coming to the EPA, Professor Breen was Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Reporter, Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, and Assistant to the General Counsel, Office of the Secretary of the Army. He was managing editor of Sustainable Environmental Law, which won the 1993 award from the Association of American Publishers for Best New Book in the legal scholarly category. He wrote the annual competition problems for the National Environmental Moot Court for 1990 through 1997. He has received the American University Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the federal Meritorious Senior Executive award. Professor Breen graduated from Princeton University and received his law degree from Harvard Law School.