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A. James Barnes

Professor

barnesaj@indiana.edu
(812) 855-5971
SPEA Room 417


Education
J.D., (Cum Laude), Harvard University, 1967
B.A., (with High Honors), Michigan State University, 1964

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Dean, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 1988-2000
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2000-2001
  • Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C, 1985-1988
  • General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., 1983-1985
  • General Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1981- 1983
  • Partner, Beveridge, Fairbanks & Diamond, Washington, D.C., 1977-1981
  • Associate, Beveridge, Fairbanks & Diamond, Washington, D.C., 1975-1976
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Business Administration, Georgetown University, 1975-1981
  • Campaign Manager, Governor William G. Milliken, Lansing, Michigan, 1974
  • Assistant to Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1973
  • Assistant to Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., 1970-1973
  • Trial Attorney and Special Assistant to Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1969-1970

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Fellow, American College of Environmental Lawyers
  • Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
  • Trustees Teaching Award, IU School Of Law, 2005
  • Sagamore of the Wabash, 2000
  • Class of 1969 Distinguished Teaching Award

Professional Interests
Environmental law, domestic and international environmental policy, ethics and the public official, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, law and public policy

Current Projects

  • Book in process --History of the Environmental Protection Agency (1970-2010)
  • Member, Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB)

Selected Publications
Full Vita

  • Mallor, Barnes, Bowers and Langvardt, Business Law: The Ethical, Global and E-Commerce Environment (15th edition, 2012) McGraw-Hill.
  • Mallor, Barnes, Bowers and Langvardt, Business Law: The Ethical, Global and E-Commerce Environment (14th edition, 2009) McGraw-Hill.
  • Barnes, Richard and Dworkin, Law for Business (11th edition, 2011) McGraw-Hill.
  • Barnes, A. James, “Implementing Presidential Policy Agendas Administratively: A View from the Inside,” Public Administration Review, (July/August 2009).
  • National Academy of Administration Panel Report: Executive Staffing at the Department of Homeland Security (2008).
  • National Academy of Public Administration Panel Report: Institutional Options for Developing a National System of Environmental Indicators (2007).
  • National Academy of Public Administration Panel Report: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Priority-Setting for Water Resource Construction Projects (2007).
  • Expert Report, Review of the Wastewater Permit for the BP-Whiting Refinery on Lake Michigan undertaken at the request of Governor Daniels (2007).