Chad McGuire

Associate Professor

Public Policy




Chase Road Center (128 Chase Road, Dartmouth) 202


2003 University of San Diego School of Law LL.M.
2000 Thomas Jefferson School of Law J.D.
1997 University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth B.S.


  • Environmental law
  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainability
  • Administrative law
  • Ocean Policy & law

Research interests

  • Environmental Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Coastal Management
  • Property Rights
  • Risk Perception

Research activities

  • Climate Resiliency in Coastal Areas
  • Public Policy Effects on Risk Perception
  • Impacts of Cap and Trade Programs on Pollution Distribution
  • Impacts of Subsidies on Coastal Living
  • Environmental Policies and Marginalized Communities

Select publications

McGuire Chad (2017).
Risky Business: Publicly Insuring Against Rising Tides
Environmental Practice, 19(2), 87-91.

McGuire, Chad J., & Lynch, Devon (2017).
The Need for Environmental Justice Never Ends Because Externalities Persist
Environmental Justice, 10(3), 68-71.

McGuire Chad (2015).
The Role of Risk Perception in Building Sustainable Policy Instruments
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, 16(2), 232-252.

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