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Matthew L. Spitzer rejoined the Northwestern University School of Law faculty in July 2013 as the Director of the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth and as the Howard and Elizabeth Chapman Professor of Law. Professor Spitzer started his career at Northwestern Law as an Assistant Professor of Law from 1979 to 1981. Prior to rejoining Northwestern Professor Spitzer was on both the faculties of Law and Business at the University of Texas since July 2010. At the University of Texas he served as Director of the Massey Prize in Law, Innovation and Capital Markets and also as the Director of the Center for Law, Business and Economics. Prior to that Professor Spitzer was Professor of Social Science at Caltech and Professor of Law at the University of Southern California. From 2000 to 2006 Professor Spitzer served as the Dean of the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California.
Professor Spitzer’s publications are in administrative law, telecommunications regulation, judicial politics, and law and economics. He tends to teach courses that correspond to these topics. Over the past several years he has taught Telecommunications Regulation, Regulatory Policy and Administrative Law; Business, Government and Public Policy; and Business, Law and Policy.