Chris Hoofnagle

adjunct professor of information

Chris Jay Hoofnagle holds dual appointments as adjunct full professor in the School of Information and the School of Law. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and author of Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press 2016). Hoofnagle has written extensively in the fields of information privacy, the law of unfair and deceptive practices, consumer law, and identity theft. He is principal investigator on an NSF-funded effort to promote graduate education for educationally or economically disadvantaged students, and an investigator on three other NSF projects focusing upon computer security, social factors in computer misuse, and privacy and security issues in future internet architectures.