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Howard Shelanski Biography

Howard A. Shelanski

Howard Shelanski is Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley where he is also Associate Dean and a co-director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. His research focuses on antitrust policy and regulation.

From 1999-2000 Shelanski served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and in 1998-1999 he was a Senior Economist to the President's Council of Economic Advisers at the White House.

Before teaching at Berkeley, Shelanski practiced law in Washington, D.C. and served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court. He earned his Ph.D. and J.D. from U.C. Berkeley and his B.A. from Haverford College.

Updated January 4, 2024