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Jane Bambauer Named UFCJC Brechner Eminent Scholar and Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and Levin College of Law announced today that First Amendment scholar and teacher Jane Bambauer has been named UFCJC’s  Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and professor of law at Levin. Bambauer also will assume leadership of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at UFCJC.

She will join UF in the fall.

Bambauer is currently the Dorothy H. & Lewis Rosenstiel Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. She teaches and studies the fundamental problems of information technologies.  Her research assesses the social costs and benefits of Big Data, and how new information technologies affect free speech, privacy and competitive markets.

Jane Bambauer

Bambauer is a co-founder and executive editor of the Journal of Free Speech Law, the first peer-reviewed journal of its sort. She also serves as the co-deputy director of the Center for Quantum Networks, a multi-institutional engineering research center funded by the National Science Foundation, where she facilitates research on economic and regulatory policy for emerging markets in quantum technologies.

Bambauer’s work has been featured in over 20 scholarly publications including the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. Her work has been featured in media outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Fox News, and Lawfare, where she is now a contributing editor.

Bambauer holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Posted: May 4, 2023
Category: Brechner Center, College News
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