Andrew Askland

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, North American Law Program, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Arizona State University
PO Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287-7906


Dr. Andrew (Sandy) Askland is deceased May 21, 2015. He was a senior lecturer and director of the North American Law Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, where he taught courses in Privacy and Economics and the Law. He also had research interests in Environmental Ethics and Bioethics and in Moral and Political Theory generally. Askland was a member of the American Philosophical Association and served on the program committee of its Pacific Division. Prior to his arrival at the College in 1999, he was a visiting professor at the University of Guam and at Vilnius University in Lithuania, and he was an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado. He teaches courses in economics and the law, privacy, legal issues in sustainability.


economic law; privacy; environmental ethics; ecological ethics; emerging technologies; environmental philosophy


PhD, Philosophy, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1995

MA, Philosophy, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1992

BS, Economics, University of Maryland-College Park, 1991

Juris Doctor, University of Maryland-Baltimore, 1978

AB, Philosophy, Holy Cross College, 1973