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Professor of Law, Seegers Distinguished Chair of Law

Robert.Blomquist@valpo.edu
219-465-7857
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Professor Blomquist has written (or has edited) four books and nearly 90 law review articles, book reviews in law reviews or book chapters. In 2006, Professor Blomquist was the inaugural visiting professor and scholar at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) in Washington, D.C. During the spring of 2000, Professor Blomquist was a visiting professor and scholar at the Australian National University Law School’s Environmental Law Center in Canberra, Australia where he did research on Australian biodiversity law. Professor Blomquist has extensive governmental experience including being a former elected Porter County, Indiana Councilman, a gubernatorially-appointed Vice Chair of the Indiana Pollution Prevention Board, and an environmental consultant to a governor-appointed blue ribbon commission on the Indiana environment. Professor Blomquist also served as an environmental policy coordinator to the National Advisory Policy Board of the George W. Bush for President Campaign in 2000. Professor Blomquist has received numerous awards including the Sagamore of the Wabash (Indiana’s highest civilian honor awarded by the governor), Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association, and a Regional Finalist White House Fellowships Award. He also received the Swygert Research Fellow Award and a law teacher of the year award from Valparaiso University Law School.