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Gary Chartier
Gary Chartier, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Professor of Law and Business Ethics


  • JD. University of California (Los Angeles). 2001.
  • PhD. University of Cambridge. 1991.
  • BA. La Sierra University. 1987.

Academic Interests/Research Areas: 

  • Anarchism
  • Normative legal theory
  • Ethics of personal relationships

Phone: 951-785-2181


La Sierra University

  • Distinguished Scholarship Award (2010)
  • University President's Award (1987)
  • graduation magna cum laude (1987)
  • Alonzo L. Baker Scholarship (1985-6)

University of Cambridge

  • Burney Fund award (1990-1)
  • Theological Studies Fund award (1990-1)

University of California

  • Order of the Coif: membership (2001)
  • Judge Jerry Pacht Memorial Award in Constitutional Law (2001)

Other Awards

  • Polaris Award, Special Commission (1997). Presented by the Public Relations Society of America—Riverside/Inland Empire Chapter
  • Overseas Research Studentship (1989-91) presented by the Committee of Principals and Vice Chancellors of the United Kingdom
  • National Merit Scholarship Competition finalist status (1983-4)

Representative Publications


  1. Radicalizing Rawls: Global Justice and the Foundations of International Law. Philosophy, Public Policy, and Transnational Law. New York: Palgrave 2014. 978-1137382900.
  2. Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society. New York: Cambridge UP 2013. 978-1107032286.
  3. The Conscience of an Anarchist: Why It’s Time to Say Good-Bye to the State and Build a Free Society. Apple Valley, CA: Cobden 2011. 978-1935942023.
  4. Economic Justice and Natural Law. Cambridge: Cambridge UP 2009. 978-0521767200.
  5. The Analogy of Love: Divine and Human Love at the Center of Christian Theology. Exeter: Imprint Academic 2007. 978-1845400910.


  • Chartier, Gary, and Johnson, Charles W., eds. Markets Not Capitalism: Individualist Anarchism against Bosses, Inequality, Corporate Power, and Structural Poverty. New York: Minor Compositions-Autonomedia 2011. 978-1-57027-242-4.


  • Chartier, Gary, ed. Law and Anarchism: Legal Order and the Idea of a Stateless Society. Griffith Law Review 21.2 (2012): 293-498.