Affiliated Faculty

Affiliates of the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy are a community of scholars interested in the interdisciplinary exploration of issues related to media law and policy. Faculty affiliates play an active role in the life of the Center by participating in the Center’s activities and identifying opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations.

Penny Abernathy 

Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics, UNC School of Media and Journalism

David Ardia

Faculty Co-Director of the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy
Associate Professor of Law, UNC School of Law
Associate Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Frayda Bluestein

David M. Lawrence Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government, UNC School of Government

Victoria Smith Ekstrand

Assistant Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Deen Freelon

Associate Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Deborah Gerhardt

Associate Professor, UNC School of Law

Anne Gilliland

Scholarly Communications Officer, UNC Libraries

Ferrel Guillory

Director of the Program on Public Life and Professor of the Practice, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Dave Hansen

Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communication, Duke University Libraries

Michael Hoefges

Associate Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Paul Jones

Clinical Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism
Director of ibiblio.org

Anne Klinefelter

Associate Professor and Director of the Law Library, UNC School of Law

Daniel Kreiss

Director, Ph.D. in Mass Communications and Associate Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Christopher Lee

Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Sciences

Gary Marchionini

Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Sciences

William Marshall

William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, UNC School of Law

Alice E. Marwick

Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Communication

Torin Monahan

Professor, UNC Department of Communication

Mary-Rose Papandrea

Associate Dean of Academic affairs and Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law, UNC School of Law

Ryan Thornburg

Reese Felts Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Media and Journalism

Zeynep Tufekci

Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Adjunct Professor, UNC Department of Sociology