Biography

Robert Glennon is Regents’ Professor and Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Glennon is the author of the highly-acclaimed Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters. His latest book, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It, was published in April 2009. Glennon has been a guest on The Daily Show, Talk of the Nation, The Diane Rehm Show, and numerous other radio shows.

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To grasp the scale of water scarcity in the West, consider that earth fissures have opened up in Arizona from excessive groundwater pumping.1 In Southern California, lack of water has prompted the cancellation of scores of commercial and residential construction projects.2 In Northern California, a fight is brewing over the Sacramento-San …

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