Daniel Magraw is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced international Studies (SAIS). He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) from January 2002 to September 2010. From 1992 to 2001, he was Director of the International Environmental Law Office at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Professor Magraw teaches international environmental law and policy at SAIS. From 1983 to 1992, he was Professor of Law at the University of Colorado, where he was the faculty initiator of the Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law & Policy. He was a Visiting Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in 1989. Professor Magraw has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad on a wide variety of international law topics, and has written books and articles on many international law subjects, including international environmental law, women’s human rights, the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, international trade and the environment, sustainable development, accountability in international dispute settlement, and philosophy and environmental protection.
Magraw has a J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley (1976), where he was Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review and a founder of the Berkeley Law Foundation, an NGO that funds projects helping under-privileged and under-represented people and communities. He has a B.A. with high honors in Economics from Harvard University (1968).