The Founders

 

Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari

Executive Director
acampbellferrari@ourwatersecurity.org

 

Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari is the Executive Director of the Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC) and Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School. Ms. Campbell-Ferrari co-founded the CWSC after researching European and Spanish water law and watershed management as a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid.  Ms. Campbell-Ferrari’s experience spans both the private and public sector, and she has practiced with Sullivan & Worcester LLP’s Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources practice and worked with the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Water Program, the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division’s Environmental Crimes Section, and the U.S. Department of Energy.  During her time in practice, Ms. Campbell-Ferrari focused primarily on water, environmental and energy issues, and co-authored an amicus brief on water issues in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Ms. Campbell-Ferrari's current research concentrates on U.S. and European water law including interstate water compacts and river basin management. 

 

Ms. Campbell-Ferrari is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bucknell University and The George Washington University Law School, and is a member of the Massachusetts, New York and District of Columbia bars.

Luke P.H. Wilson

Deputy Director
lwilson@ourwatersecurity.org

 

Luke Wilson is the Deputy Director of the Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC) and a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University. Mr. Wilson focuses primarily on the public international law issues surrounding water resources and manages CWSC’s international efforts.  Mr. 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, Mr. Wilson previously worked as a law clerk at the International Court of Justice, as a consultant with the World Bank, and at the U.S. Department of Justice, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and U.S. Department of State.  Mr. Wilson’s current research interests include the resolution of water conflicts through international dispute resolution and the applicability of human rights to water availability.

 

Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and earned his LL.M. in International and Comparative Law with highest honors and his J.D. with honors from GW Law, 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 U.S. Supreme Court.

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