Esty, Daniel C. 1959-
ESTY, Daniel C. 1959-
PERSONAL: Born June 6, 1959, in MA; son of John (an educator) and Katherine (a management consultant) Esty; married Elizabeth Henderson (a lawyer), October 20, 1984; children: Sarah, Thomas, Jonathan. Education: Harvard University, B.A., 1981; Oxford University, M.A., 1983; Yale University, J.D., 1986. Religion: United Church of Christ. Hobbies and other interests: Ice hockey.
CAREER: Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC, attorney, 1986-89; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, special assistant to the administrator, 1989-90, deputy chief of staff, 1990-91, deputy assistant administrator for policy, 1991-93; Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC, senior fellow, 1993-94; Yale University, New Haven, CT, professor of law and director of Center for Environmental Law and Policy, 1994—, associate dean of School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1998-2002. American Farmland Trust, board member; U.S. Trade Representative-Public Advisory Committee, member. Planning and Zoning Commission, Cheshire, CT, member, 1995-99.
MEMBER: American Bar Association, Council on Foreign Relations.
AWARDS, HONORS: Rhodes scholar in England, 1981-83; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Fitzhugh Green Award, 1992, and New England regional merit award, 1997; named among the "world's one hundred most influential environmental leaders" by Earth Times, 1998.
Greening the GATT, Institute for International Economics (Washington, DC), 1994.
(Editor, with Simon S. C. Tay) Asian Dragons and Green Trade: Environment, Economics and International Law, Times Academic Press (Singapore), 1996.
(Editor, with Marian R. Chertow) Thinking Ecologically: The Next Generation of Environmental Policy, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1997.
(With André Duci) Sustaining the Asia Pacific Miracle, Institute for International Economics (Washington, DC), 1997.
(Editor, with Carolyn L. Deere) Greening the Americas: NAFTA's lessons for Hemispheric Trade, MIT Press (Cambridge, NY), 2002.
(Editor, with Maria H. Ivanova) Global Environmental Governance: Options and Opportunities, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University (New Haven, CT), 2002.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on environmental protection in the information age, trade and the environment, environmental performance measurement, and global environmental governance.