Andrea Need

Director, Undergraduate Academic Affairs

(812) 855-0635
Room Number:
SPEA 260


  • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude)/M.S.E.S., Indiana University, 1993
  • B.S., Natural Resources, University of Michigan, 1989


  • V540 Law and Public Affairs
  • V/S220 Law and Public Affairs
  • V/A450 Law and the Arts


Andrea Need specializes in environmental, administrative, and conservation law. Need earned her J.D., magna cum laude, as well as her Master of Environmental Science at IU. She joined the faculty in 2010, and serves as a lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Prior to academia, Need was an environmental attorney with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management working with the Offices of Water Management and Air Management on regulatory development. She also practiced with the Conservation Law Center, a nonprofit law firm representing conservation groups and government.


  • SPEA Teaching Award, Graduate Instruction, 2013
  • Environmental impact of shipping on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway
  • Exceptional Service Award, IDEM (November 2005)

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