Jack Bobo earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence and M.S. in Environmental
Science in 1996 from Indiana University. Both an attorney and a scientist by training, Jack specializes in the policy crossroads of science and law.
Following law school, Jack received a fellowship to the Lauterpacht
Centre for International Law at Cambridge University, England. During this time he participated in the negotiations of the Protocol to the London Ocean Dumping Convention as a member of the New Zealand delegation and published an article on the impact on science in Antarctica of a liability annex to the Madrid Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty.
More recently he has served as the Chairman to the Antarctic Law Interest
Group of the American Society of International Law. He currently works at the United States Department of State in Washington, DC as a trade policy advisor on biotechnology. Prior to joining the State Department he worked at a DC law firm where his assignments included intellectual property rights and environmental law.
On expeditionary projects, Jack has excavated prehistoric mammals
Dakota and dinosaurs in Canada, pursued Peregrine falcon conservation efforts in Yellowstone, and collected new moth species in Africa.
In his spare time, Jack keeps his edge by fencing both foil and saber.
is also a photographer, his most recent photos appearing in Archaeology Magazine and World Book Encyclopedia.
American Society of International Law American Bar Association, Section on International Law and Practice Indiana Bar Association
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Jack's work experience includes teaching in Gabon, Africa, serving
as a research fellow at Cambridge, advising the PresidentÍs Information
Technology Advisory Committee on socioeconomic workforce issues, and
work as an attorney in Washington, D.C.