Visiting Professor of Law
- JD, 2006, University of California, Berkeley
- PhD, 1989, Stanford University
- MS, 1983, Stanford University
- AB, 1982, Stanford University
Areas of Expertise
Duane teaches climate change law and policy as well as environmental law. He has previously taught public land and natural resources law, administrative law, and land use regulation.
Duane specializes in land-use regulation, renewable energy law and policy, environmental law, and administrative law. Since 1985 he has worked extensively as an independent energy and environmental planning and policy consultant with private, public, and non-governmental clients including utilities, governments, and advocacy groups. He is a faculty member at University of California Santa Cruz and was previously a member of the faculty at University of California Berkeley (1991-2009). Duane is also a licensed attorney in California admitted before all federal courts in California as well as the 9th and 10th Circuits, U.S. Courts of Appeal.
Honors and Affiliations
Duane has been a member of the board for several organizations including Skyfuel, Inc., Common Ground Communities, and Marin Conservation League. He belonged to the executive committee for the Environmental Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools. Duane served on the California Spotted Owl Federal Advisory Committee and was a special consultant for the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project.