Madison Condon is an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Columbia University where she works in collaboration with the Columbia Water Center and Columbia Law School. She received her J.D. from Harvard University and her Masters in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. As a Fulbright Fellow based in the Netherlands, she researched the impact of foreign investment on customary water rights in rural Tanzania. Prior to joining the Earth Institute, Madison clerked for Judge Jane Kelly of the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She received a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Columbia University.
Madison’s research focuses on environmental law, land and water rights, and international trade and investment law. With the Columbia Water Center and the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment she is engaged with a three-year project to understand water-related risks in the international mining industry. She also works on a UNESCO-funded project investigating mines the environmental liabilities of state owned mining companies in East Africa.