John Bowie



Research Fellow, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

John Bowie is Research Fellow with the Wheeler Water Institute at CLEE. His research focuses on translating policy lessons from the energy sector to California water issues.

John’s past experience focused on advocating for greater distributed energy solutions, including participation in several electric utility rate cases and public policy proceedings. John’s research publications include analysis of energy efficiency programs, case studies of innovative finance in renewable energy, and a chapter on renewable energy policy for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

At Pace Law School, John was the Managing Editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review. He was also research assistant to Dean emeritus Richard Ottinger, and was the founder of the law school’s Energy and Climate Law Society. Before law school, John was a research fellow at the University of Malaysia Sarawak, where he conducted a survey of river basin management laws. John has a M.A. in Depth Psychology and a B.S. in Biochemistry.

J.D., Pace Law School (2014)
M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute (2010)
B.S., Hobart College (2005)