December 13, 2013 – Professor Timothy Malloy has been re-appointed to a second term on the California Department of Toxic Substances (DTSC) Green Ribbon Science Panel. The panel provides advice and acts as a resource to the director of DTSC and the California Environmental Policy Council on a variety matters related to green chemistry and developing chemicals policy recommendations and implementation strategies. The first panel, established in 2009, helped develop the Safer Consumer Product regulations—the first in the nation in scope and authority over developing safer consumer products—and the new panel will continue to advise the department on a variety of scientific and technical matters related to green chemistry.
Professor Malloy teaches Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions, Regulatory Lawyering, Regulation of the Business Firm, Environmental Policy and Politics and Contracts. He is the faculty director of the interdisciplinary UCLA Sustainable Technology and Policy Program, and a member of the Center on Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology. He joined the UCLA Law faculty in 1998, after spending a combined 11 years in practice at private firms and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region III. Professor Malloy’s research interests focus on environmental, chemical and nanotechnology policy, regulatory policy, and organizational theory and decision analysis, with particular emphasis on the relationship between regulatory design and implementation and the structure of business organizations. In addition, he has worked and written extensively in the area of risk governance and prevention-based regulation, melding together his academic interests with his work in the Sustainable Technology and Policy Program.