Professor of Law [currently visiting at FAMU]
Faculty Member Portrait


Eric Hull is a Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law. Professor Hull has published widely on environmental, maritime and property law topics, with emphasis on the impact of pollution and development on ocean and coastal systems, human health, and the environment. Most recently, his scholar-ship has been directed to legal issues arising from climate change, coastal development, ocean acidification, marine invasive species, and vessel emissions. His work has been published in the Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, NYU Environmental Law Journal, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Temple Law Review, University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal, and others. His work on the management of marine resources in U.S. waters has been included in an international text on ocean and coastal governance and his work on endangered species has been included in multiple texts on Climate Change Law and Policy, Ocean and Coastal Law, Ocean Acidification Law and Policy and Animal Law. His article on ocean acidification was nominated as one of the top environmental and land use law articles of 2014. Professor Hull coordinates the law school’s environmental program and teaches courses in Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Environmental and Toxic Torts Law, Climate Change Law and Policy, Ocean and Coastal Law, Property Law, and Zoning and Land Use Law. He served as a litigation associate at Swartz Campbell, LLC, and as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Earle W. Peterson, Jr. and for the Honorable C. Alan Lawson at Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal. Prior to entering the legal field, Professor Hull served as a fisheries volunteer in the United States Peace Corps, as a chemist responsible for treating hazardous wastes collected from CERCLA sites, and completed graduate degrees in marine biology and coastal zone management. He also holds an LL.M. in Environmental and Land Use Law from the University of Florida, where he graduated first in his class. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.


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