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Facing the Challenges of Transhumanism: Religion, Science, Technology

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Gary Marchant

Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology
Arizona State University


gary.marchant@asu.edu

Gary Marchant is Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology. He holds a Ph.D. in Genetics (1986) from University of British Columbia, M.P.P in Public Policy form Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (1990) and J.D. from Harvard Law School (1990). He was Editor–in–Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology and editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. Prior to joining the ASU faculty in 1999, he was a partner at the Washington DC office of the Law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, where his practice focused on environmental and administrative law. Professor Marchant teaches Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Environmental Justice. His current research interest include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation and toxic torts, the precautionary principle, and legal issues relating toe genetically modified foods. He is the co-author (with Kenneth Mossman) of Arbitrary and Capricious: The Precautionary Principle in the European Union Courts (2004) and his peer–reviewed essays have appeared in Environmental Law Reporter, Trends in Biotech, The Science of the Total Environment, Seton Hall Law Review, and A Journal of Risk Research.