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Past Chairs of Natural Resources Law

The first incumbent of the Chair was Professor Peter Cumming of Osgoode Hall Law School. Since that time, the Chair has been held by: 

Professor Alastair Lucas

University of Calgary Law Faculty

1979-81

Professor Willis H. Ellis

University of New Mexico

1983

Professor Owen Anderson

University of North Dakota

1984

Professor Hans Jacob Bull

University of Oslo and Scandinavian Institute of  Maritime Law    

1986

Professor Eugene Kuntz

acknowledged American oil and gas law expert

1988

Professor Richard Bartlett

College of Law, University of Sask.

1990

Professor Adrian Bradbrook

University of Adelaide, Australia

1991

Professor Lorne Giroux

Laval University

1992

Dr. Albert Székely

Mexico City

1993

Dr. Sandford D. Clark

Melbourne, Australia

1994

Professor David E. Pierce

Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas

1995

Dr. Leigh Hancher

Erasmus University, Rotterdam

1996

Professor Alastair Lucas

University of Calgary Law Faculty

1997

Andrew J. Roman

Miller Thomson, Barristers & Solicitors

1998

Professor Noel Lyon

Queen's University

1999

Professor Jamie Benidickson

University of Ottawa

2000

Professor Eric R. Dannenmaier

North-South Centre Environmental Law Program,
University of Miami

2001

Jay Todesco

Alberta Energy Company

2002

Professor Alastair Lucas

University of Calgary Faculty of Law

2002-08

Professor Nigel Bankes

University of Calgary Faculty of Law

2008-