Carl Bauer

Professor, School of Geography and Development

Professor, Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs

Bauer teaches and does research about comparative and international water law and policy, taking an interdisciplinary approach that combines law, geography, and political economy. He was formerly a researcher at Resources for the Future, in Washington, DC, and he has been a consultant to numerous international organizations. His regional expertise is in Latin America and the Western United States. Bauer has a Ph.D. in Law and Social Policy from the University of California-Berkeley Law School, an M.S. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a B.A. in Geology from Yale University.


  • PhD, Jurisprudence & Social Policy, University of California-Berkeley Law School