Matthew Kugler

Associate Professor of Law


Matthew Kugler is an Associate Professor of Law. Prior to joining Northwestern, Matthew completed a Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Policy at Princeton University, was a postdoctoral fellow and adjunct instructor in psychology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, and was awarded a JD with highest honors from the University of Chicago Law School. His recent research has addressed criminal procedure, police surveillance, biometric privacy, and deepfakes. He has also written on trade secret, trademark, and cybercrime.

Areas of Expertise

  • Privacy Law
  • Empirical Methods
  • Law and Social Science
  • Intellectual Property

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  • JD, University of Chicago Law School
  • PhD, Princeton University
  • BA, Williams College

Prior Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Richard Posner, Seventh Circuit

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