B.A., McGill University
J.D., Duke University School of Law
Ryan Stoa joined the College of Law in 2011. His professional expertise and scholarly research is focused on international water law, water governance frameworks, environmental conflict resolution, and international ocean and marine resources law. His courses include Water Resources Law, Ocean and Coastal Law, and Integrated Solutions for Water in Environment and Development. As Deputy Director of the FIU School of the Environment, Arts, and Society’s Global Water for Sustainability Program, Stoa provides management support and legal expertise to USAID-funded projects in Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Ghana, and the Republic of Georgia. He is the Program Executive Officer of a $6.5 million watershed management program in the Republic of Georgia that promotes an integrated, cross-sectoral approach to natural resources management. Stoa is also an Affiliate Faculty member of the FIU School of International and Public Affairs’ African and African Diaspora Studies Program.