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Former Dean of Pace Law’s Environmental Programs Named to EPA Toxic Safety Office

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Alexandra Dunn

Former dean of Pace Law’s environmental law programs (White Plains) Alexandra Dunn, was nominated by President Trump on Friday to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for Toxic Substances (EPA). Dunn currently serves as the regional administrator for Region 1 of the EPA. At Pace Law, she served as dean of environmental law programs from 2007-2010 and taught Environmental Justice and Human Rights and the Environment as an adjunct professor.

In addition to her former role at the Law School, Dunn previously served as executive director and general counsel for the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS). Since 2014, Dunn has assisted state governments in shaping environmental policy and enhancing economic development. Prior to joining ECOS, Dunn served as executive director and general counsel for the Association of Clean Water Administrators. In addition, she has taught at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, and, most recently, as an adjunct associate professor of law at the American University’s Washington College of Law.

Dunn received a B.A. in political science from James Madison University and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law.  She is a member of the bar in Washington, DC, Maryland, and New York, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

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