The Water Complex: Preventing Water Catastrophes and Conflicts
Tuesday, April 18 4:00 PM
Shannon Room 208 Hubbard
Luke Wilson, Bowdoin Class of 2006, Co-founder and Deputy Director of the Washington-based nonprofit Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC)
Luke Wilson is co-founder and deputy director of the Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC) and a professorial lecturer at George Washington University. Wilson focuses primarily on the public international law issues surrounding water resources and manages CWSC’s international efforts. Wilson joins the CWSC from a niche private practice where he specialized in advising attorneys, arbitrators, and clients on issues of international law. In addition to his practice, Wilson previously worked as a law clerk at the International Court of Justice, as a consultant with the World Bank, and at the US Department of Justice, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and US Department of State. His current research interests include the resolution of water conflicts through international dispute resolution, and the applicability of human rights to water availability.
Wilson earned his LLM in International and Comparative Law and his JD at George Washington University Law School, where he was executive articles editor of the George Washington International Law Review. He is a member of the Massachusetts, New York, and District of Columbia bars and is admitted to the bar of the US Supreme Court.