A leader in Louisiana water law and coastal adaptation, Christopher Dalbom came to Tulane Law School as a student in 2009. After graduating from Tulane Law School in 2012, he worked for one year as a postgraduate fellow at the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy before becoming the Institute's Program Manager and, then, Assistant Director. Christopher has done extensive work on legal and policy issues relating to interstate water compacts, comparative water law, Mississippi River management, the RESTORE Act and other revenue streams associated with the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and coastal and water management. He currently leads Institute efforts to draft a comprehensive water code for Louisiana.
Prior to coming to Tulane, Christopher served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador and studied and taught cultural geography in Louisiana and Virginia.