Climate Change and the Arctic: Profound Disruption, Uncertain Impact.

Date01 January 2022

April 23, 2021

TABLE OF CONTENTS Conference Speakers Welcome and Opening of The 45th CUSLI Annual Conference Climate Change's Profound Disruption of the Arctic The Arctic as Emerging Geopolitical Flashpoint Canadian Distinguished Lecture Lunchtime Awards Ceremony United States Distinguished Lecture Tensions and Opportunity in Arctic Development and Stewardship Indigenous Leadership on Climate Change and the Arctic SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

Prof. Jonathan Adler

Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, and Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Jonathan H. Adler is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches courses in environmental, administrative and constitutional law.

Professor Adler is the author or editor of seven books, including Business and the Roberts Court (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Rebuilding the Ark: New Perspectives on Endangered Species Act Reform (AEI Press, 2011), and over a dozen book chapters. His articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Harvard Environmental Law Review and Yale Journal on Regulation to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He has testified before Congress a dozen times, and his work has been cited in the U.S. Supreme Court. A 2016 study identified Professor Adler as the most cited legal academic in administrative and environmental law under age 50.Professor Adler is a contributing editor to National Review Online and a regular contributor to the popular legal blog, "The Volokh Conspiracy." A regular commentator on constitutional and regulatory issues, he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, ranging from the PBS "Newshour with Jim Lehrer" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation" to the Fox News Channel and "Entertainment Tonight."

Professor Adler is a senior fellow at the Property & Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. He also serves on the NFIB Small Business Legal Center Advisory Board, the academic advisory board of the Cato Supreme Court Review the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, and the Environmental Law Institute's Environmental Law Reporter and ELI Press Advisory Board. In 2018, Professor Adler was elected to membership of the American Law Institute.

In 2004, Adler received the Paul M. Bator Award, given annually by the Federalist Society for Law and Policy Studies to an academic under 40 for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and commitment to students. In 2007, the Case Western Reserve University Law Alumni Association awarded Adler their annual "Distinguished Teacher Award."

Prior to joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve, Adler clerked for the Honorable David B. Sentelle on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. From 1991 to 2000, Adler worked at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free market research and advocacy group in Washington, D.C., where he directed CEI's environmental studies program. He holds a BA magna cum laude from Yale University and a JD summa cum laude from the George Mason University School of Law.

Prof. Marcel Babin. Ph.D.

Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada's New Arctic Frontier at the Tukavik Program, Universite Laval

Dr. Marcel Babin is an internationally recognized authority in marine optics and remote sensing. Before becoming the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada's New Arctic Frontier and director of Takuvik, Dr. Babin was principal investigator at the Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche in France. He also recently developed and led Malina, a joint FranceCanada-U.S. project that explores how sunlight-driven processes affect biodiversity and ecosystem processes in the Arctic Ocean. The project included an expedition to the Canadian Beaufort Sea in 2009. Dr. Babin has worked at many prestigious institutions in North America and Europe and in close collaboration with several space agencies. Dr. Babin has published extensively in leading international journals such as Limnology and Oceanography and in the Journal of Geophysical Research. He recently edited Real-Time Coastal Observing Systems for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms.

Prof. Michael Bvers

Professor of Political Science, the University of British Columbia, expert on Arctic Sovereignty and Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy

Michael Byers holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law. His work focuses on Outer Space, Arctic sovereignty, climate change, the law of the sea, the laws of war, and Canadian foreign and defence policy. Dr. Byers has been a Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University, a Professor of Law at Duke University, and a Visiting Professor at the universities of Cape Town, Tel Aviv, Nord (Norway) and Novosibirsk (Russia). His most recent book is International Law and the Arctic (Cambridge University Press), which won the 2013 Donner Prize. Dr. Byers is a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail newspaper.

Minister Counselor James P. DeHart

United States Coordinator for the Arctic Region, United States Department of State

Jim DeHart is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with 28 years of experience as a U.S. diplomat. He holds the rank of Minister Counselor. Jim was appointed as U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region in July, 2020. He brings significant experience in regional security, civilian-military cooperation, and international negotiations. A hallmark of his career has been close collaboration with U.S. allies and partners to advance our shared interests and values.

As Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements from 2019-2020, Jim led the negotiation of status of forces, defense cooperation, and burden-sharing agreements worldwide. He served twice in Afghanistan--as Assistant Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul (2018-2019) and in Panjshir Province as Director of the only civilian-led U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (20092010). From 2015-2018, Jim served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Oslo, Norway, with extended periods as Charge d'Affaires. Previously, he was Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) where he oversaw assistance programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan and global programs targeting corruption, money laundering, and organized crime. From 2010-2013, Jim was Director of the Office of Afghanistan Affairs reporting to the Department's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP).

Jim was a Rusk Fellow at Georgetown University where he taught a graduate-level course on NATO enlargement and wrote for publication. He served as Director for Central Asia on the National Security Council Staff at the White House and as Deputy Director for Caucasus and Central Asian Affairs at the State Department. He worked for two Under Secretaries of State as Special Assistant for Europe and Eurasia and served overseas at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium; in

Melbourne, Australia; and in Istanbul, Turkey. He also served as desk officer for Greece and in the State Department Operations Center. Jim was raised in a Foreign Service family in Australia, Hong Kong, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Washington, DC and Central Oregon. He holds a B.A. from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and a Masters in International Affairs from The Elliott School at George Washington University.

Prof. Charles F. Doran Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations, Director of Canadian Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Charles Doran is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations, Director of the Global Theory and History Program, and Director of Canadian Studies. He also oversees General International Relations and established the school's Global Politics and Religion Initiative. Before joining the faculty in 1979, he was professor and director of the international relations program at Rice University. An analyst of structural change and security in world politics, Doran created the power cycle theory of state rise and decline, revolutionizing the static understanding of neo-realism. A symposium at the Indian Institute for Advanced Studies (Shimla, 2002) and an entire issue of International Political Science Review (2003) were devoted to it. It is also featured in The Encyclopedia of Political Science and in international relations textbooks worldwide.

His honors include: Donner Medal, Governor General's International Award, and APSA Lifetime Achievement Award in Canadian Studies, and the International Studies Association's Distinguished Scholar Award (Foreign Policy).

Doran has published over 100 referred articles and books on the Great Powers, origins of major war, Middle East conflict, oil politics, energy security, political economy, and contemporary evolving power cycles. He has directed major research projects on North American trade, Persian Gulf energy security, and USGerman-Japanese relations.

He has consulted widely on international political security for the oil, banking, and chemical industries, and is a regular advisor to government and the press. Amidst strategic developments, he was called upon to lead policy assessments, testify before Congressional committees, and advise decision-makers regarding OPEC policy, Gulf security, Arctic security, global energy, and threat assessment rankings.

Dr. Palee Sambo Dorough. Ph.D. Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, former Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough (Inuit-Alaska) is the newly elected International Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, a non- governmental organization that represents approximately...

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