Linda A. Malone is the Marshall-Wythe Foundation Professor of Law and the Founding Director of the Human Security Law Center at the College of William and Mary School of Law. She is a member of the American Law Institute and a board member of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law. She is the author of numerous articles in a wide range of publications and has authored and co-authored twelve books on international law, human rights, and environmental law. Her book, Environmental Regulation of Land Use, has been the preeminent book in that field for nearly thirty years. She was also the Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Agricultural Law Association, the Review Board of the Land Use and Environmental Law Review, and as chair of the international criminal law section of the American Society of International Law and the agricultural law sections of the American Association of Law Schools. She was a delegate to the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, has served on two committees of the National Academy of Sciences, and is the author of the water-quality chapter of the 2005 report of the congressionally-created U.S. Ocean Commission.