Kunich, John Charles 1953–

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Kunich, John Charles 1953–

(John C. Kunich)

PERSONAL: Born December 29, 1953, in Chicago, IL; son of Mike (a master mechanic) and Mae (a homemaker; maiden name, O'Korn) Kunich; married Marcia Vigil (a law librarian), July 1, 1989; children: Christina Laurel, Julie-Kate Marva. Education: University of Illinois, B.S., 1975, M.S., 1979; Harvard University, J.D., 1985; George Washington University, LL.M., 1993. Hobbies and other interests: Writing plays and songs.

ADDRESSES: Home—Hi Contour Rd., Warwick, RI 02886. Office—School of Law, Roger Williams University, 10 Metacom Ave., Bristol, RI 02809-5171. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Lawyer, educator, and writer. U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General's Corps, military attorney, 1979–99; Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, associate professor of law, 1999–2005; Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, VA, professor of law, 2005–.

MEMBER: Society of Environmental Journalists.

AWARDS, HONORS: Military awards include Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters; named professor of the year, Roger Williams University, 2001.


(With Bernard Greenberg) Entomology and the Law: Flies As Forensic Indicators, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2002.

Ark of the Broken Covenant: Protecting the World's Biodiversity Hotspots, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2003.

Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2003.

(As John C. Kunich, with Richard Lester) Survival Kit for Leaders, Skyward Publishing (Dallas, TX), 2003.