Randall S. Abate is the inaugural Rechnitz Family and Urban Coast Institute Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy, and a Professor in the Department of Political Science and Sociology, at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. He also serves as the Director of the Institute for Global Understanding at Monmouth. Professor Abate writes and teaches at the intersection of animal law and environmental law. His recent books include What can Animal Law learn from Environmental Law? (ELI Press, 2d ed., 2020) and Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources (Cambridge University Press, 2019). His latest article, 'Anthropocene Accountability Litigation: Confronting Common Enemies to Promote a Just Transition', was published in the spring 2021 symposium issue of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.