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Danny Cullenward

Title:Graduate, JD/PhD 2013
Primary Affiliation:Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources
Office Location:Y2E2  226
Phone:650-248-4121 (mobile)

Biographical Information

Danny Cullenward was the first JD/PhD Candidate in Environment & Resources (E-IPER) and at Stanford Law School. His dissertation research applied insights from energy economics and environmental law to contribute to the development of effective, science-based climate policy. As of September 2013, he is a Philomathia Research Fellow at the UC Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute.


  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2013
  • M.S., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, 2007
  • B.S. with honors, Earth Systems, Stanford University, 2007

Professional Activities

  • Professional Memberships: International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), Energy Bar Association (EBA), American Geophysical Union (AGU), American Constitution Society (ACS)
  • Manuscript Referee: Climatic ChangeEcological EconomicsEconomics of Energy & Environmental PolicyThe Energy JournalEnergy PolicyJournal of Geophysical Research–AtmospheresMIT PressStanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy
  • Legal Journal Service: Stanford Environmental Law JournalStanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy 


  • Advocating Science (2011). Stanford Lawyer Magazine 84 (link).
  • Energy Resources and United States Federal Policy: Energy Policies (2011), in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (S.H. Schneider et al., eds.), Oxford University Press (link).
  • Psychohistory Revisited: Fundamental Issues in Forecasting Climate Futures (with L. Schipper, A. Sudarshan, and R.B. Howarth) (2011). Climatic Change 104: 457-472 (link). 
  • Carbon Taxes, Trading, and Offsets (2010). Chapter 19 in Climate Change Science and Policy (S.H. Schneider et al., eds.), Island Press (link).
  • Carbon Capture and Storage: An Assessment of Required Technical Growth Rates and Capital Investments (2009). Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Working Paper #84 (link). 
  • Can We Stop Climate Change? (with D.G. Victor) (2007). Boston Review 32 (link). 
  • Making Carbon Markets Work (with D.G. Victor) (2007). Scientific American 297: 70-77 (link).
  • The Dam Debate and Its Discontents (with D.G. Victor) (2006). Climatic Change 75: 81-86 (link). 

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