Marian Chertow

Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)


Marian Chertow is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School. She is also an Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, where she serves as Director of the Program on Solid Waste Policy and as Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program.

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Marian Chertow

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. (Environmental Studies), Yale University, 2000

M.P.P.M., Yale School of Management, 1981

B.A., Barnard College, 1978

Courses Taught


  • Corporate Environmental Management and Strategy

Marian Chertow is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School. She is also an Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, where she serves as Director of the Program on Solid Waste Policy and as Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program. Her research and teaching focus on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, urban-industrial issues, and environmental technology innovation. She also holds academic appointments at the Yale School of Management, Nankai University, and the National University of Singapore. Prior to her time at Yale, she spent ten years in environmental business and state & local government, including service as president of a large state bonding authority charged with developing a billion dollar waste infrastructure system. Chertow holds her B.A. from Barnard, and her M.P.P.M. and Ph.D. from Yale.