Blaine T. Phillips Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law
Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974
B.A., Williams College, 1967
Jonathan Cannon, director of the Law School's Environmental and Land Use Law Program, joined the Law School faculty in 1998 from the Environmental Protection Agency, where he served as general counsel (1995-98) and assistant administrator for administration and resources management (1992-95). Prior to his work with the EPA, Cannon was in the private practice of environmental law; served as an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee Law School, where he taught environmental law; and was a lecturer at the Law School.
Cannon is the author of the new book, "Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court."