Christopher Jeffords was one of six scholars invited to discuss Global
Environmental Constitutionalism with faculty from Widener University School of
Law in Wilmington, Delaware.
According to an announcement by Interim Co-Dean and Professor of Law
Erin Daly, the Scholar-in-Residence Program in Global Environmental
Constitutionalism highlights “cutting edge research that lies at the
intersection of human rights, environmental rights, and Constitutional law.”
from March 18–20, 2015, Jeffords discussed his recent working paper titled “A
Panel Data Analysis of the Effects of Constitutional Environmental Rights
Provisions on Access to Improved Sanitation Facilities and Water Sources.” This
paper builds on Jeffords’ previous research about the effects of
constitutional environmental rights provisions on environmental outcomes in
As an outcome of this program, Jeffords is now working on a
collaborative research project with faculty from Widener which explores the
role of procedural environmental rights on environmental outcomes.
Here is more information about the Scholar-in-Residence Program.
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