Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Arizona State University
PO Box 877907
Tempe, AZ 85287
Professor Marchant's research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. He teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Nanotechnology Law & Policy. Professor Marchant has served on two National Research Council committees, has been the principal investigator on several major grants, and has organized numerous academic conferences on law and science issues.
Abbott, K. W. and G. E. Marchant. 2010. Institutionalizing sustainability across the federal government. Sustainability 2:1924-1942. (link)
Abbott, K. W., G. E. Marchant and E. A. Corley. 2012. Soft law oversight mechanisms for nanotechnology. Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science & Technology 52:279-312. (link)
Marchant, G. E., D. J. Sylvester and K. W. Abbott. 2010. New soft law approach to nanotechnology oversight: A voluntary product certification scheme. UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy 28:123-152.
Abbott, K. W., D. J. Sylvester and G. E. Marchant. 2010. Transnational regulation of nanotechnology: Reality or romanticism?. In: G. Hodge A., D. M. Bowden and A. D. Maynard. eds., International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar.
Marchant, G. E., K. W. Abbott, D. J. Sylvester and L. M. Gulley. 2012. Transnational new govenance and the international coordination of nanotechnology oversight. In: D. Dana ed. The Nanotechnology Challenge: Creating Legal Institutions for Uncertain Challenges. Cambridge University Press.
Marchant, G. E., B. R. Allenby and J. R. Herkert. eds. 2011. The Growing Gap between Emerging Technolgoies and Legal-Ethical Oversight: The Pacing Problem. Springer.