Professor Watnick, Professor and Chair of the Department of Law at the Zicklin School, is an expert on the regulation of toxic substances to protect human health. She has written most recently on litigation against Monsanto regarding RoundUp and allegations that the pesticide causes lymphoma, as well as government action under the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act. Her past work includes research on cosmetics law, organic foods, and laws regarding animal confinement and egg production, as well as on PCBs in the nation’s schools.​