Nicholas Marquiss is a fourth-year student in the Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics at Vanderbilt University. He earned his B.A. in economics at Whitman College in 2013. He is a Vanderbilt Law and Economics Scholar. In his 1L year, Mr. Marquiss earned a Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award for Contracts. He served as staff member of the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review and the Vanderbilt Law Review in 2017-2018. He is currently a senior articles editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review for 2018-2019. His fields of interest are risk and environmental regulation and industrial organization.