Allen S. Hammond IV
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Phil and Bobbie Sanfilippo Chair and Professor of Law, and Director of the Broadband Institute of California
Professor Allen Hammond IV is a well-regarded scholar and professor of law. He holds the Phil and Bobbie Sanfilippo Chair at Santa Clara University and is director of the Law and Public Policy Program at SCU’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society. A professor at Santa Clara University School of Law since 1998, he currently serves as director of the Broadband Institute of California. He is the author of many articles and the editor, with Barbara S. Cherry and Stephen S. Wildman, of Making Universal Service Policy: Enhancing the Process Through Multidisciplinary Evaluation (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999).
His prior positions include: attorney at the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy and program manager at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (1977-79); general counsel for WJLA-TV (1979-82); consultant and lecturer at Howard University (1982-83); visiting associate professor at Syracuse University College of Law (1983-85); senior attorney at the Media Access Project (1983-85); senior attorney at MCI Communications Corporation/Satellite Business Systems (1985-87); associate general counsel at MCI Communications Corporation (1988-89); associate director and later director of New York Law School's Communications Media Center; and associate professor and later professor of Law at New York Law School (1989-1997).
- President, Alliance for Public Technology
- Former Chair and Member,
AT&T Telecommunications Consumer Advisory Panel
- Mass Communications
- Cyberspace Law
- Contracts Law
- Telecommunications Law
J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law
M.A., Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Grinnel College