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James Salzman

Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Visiting Professor of Law

Fall 2022

James E. Salzman
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Donald Bren Distinguished Professor at UCLA Law School and the UCSB School of the Environment, in more than one hundred articles and eleven books, Professor Salzman’s broad-ranging scholarship has addressed topics spanning trade and environment conflicts, the history of drinking water, environmental instrument design, and the legal and institutional issues in creating markets for ecosystem services. There have been over 100,000 downloads of his articles. He has twice been voted Professor of the Year by students.


  • B.A. History Yale College, 1985
  • J.D. Harvard Law School, 1989
  • M.Sc. Engineering Sciences Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1990