Matthew K. Bogoshian
EPA Senior Policy Counsel, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., San Jose State; M.P.A., San Diego State; J.D., University of California, Davis
Professor Bogoshian began his service in the Obama administration as the Deputy Assistant Administrator at EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance where he worked...Continue Reading
Professor Bogoshian began his service in the Obama administration as the Deputy Assistant Administrator at EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance where he worked on a wide range of issues, including: criminal enforcement, federal facilities enforcement, implementation of the national environmental policy act, and civil enforcement matters concerning air, water and waste. He is now the U.S. EPA's Senior Policy Counsel at the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention where he develops policy and leads initiatives to prevent pollution and promote sustainability. Before his Obama Administration appointment, he served as Governor Schwarzenegger's Deputy Secretary for Law Enforcement and Counsel at the California Environmental Protection Agency where he worked on issues such as the enforceability of the cap and trade portions of California's Global Warming Solutions Act. For the preceding twelve years he was a Deputy District Attorney for the Monterey County, California Office of the District Attorney specializing in state-wide consumer and environmental prosecutions. He began his legal career as a trial attorney in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps where he earned the Joint Service Commendation Medal.
Professor Bogoshian earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Davis, a Masters of Public Administration from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (Social Change) from San Jose State University.