Cliff Villa JD '93

Cliff Villa JD ’93


Cliff Villa JD ’93 received tenure and promotion to full professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he teaches courses in constitutional law and environmental law and also supervises student attorneys in the UNM Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic, effective June 2021. In addition to writing several recent articles in the area of environmental justice, Villa is the lead author of a recent book, Environmental Justice: Law, Policy & Regulation (3rd ed. 2020). He also serves on the board of directors for the Western Environmental Law Center.