Tim Wu

Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 730
435 West 116th Street
New York NY 10027
Tel: 212-854-2322
Fax: 212-854-7946
Email: wu@pobox.com

Assistant Info

Name: Rosa Arenas
Phone: 212-854-0696
Email: rarena@law.columbia.edu

Speaking Inquiries:   Wesley Neff

Personal Web Site:

  • J.D., Harvard, 1998
  • B.sc., McGill, 1995
Tim Wu's fields are the internet, media & communications industries. He joined the Law School in 2006 and teaches copyright, communications law & policy, antitrust and other courses. He is the author of the Master Switch (2010) and Who Controls the Internet (2006), and Net Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination (2002). 

Effective September 14, 2015, Wu is on leave and is currently serving as Senior Enforcement Counsel and Special Advisor to New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.

Detailed Biography

1998-1999: Law clerk for Judge Richard Posner, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
1999-2000: Law clerk for Justice Stephen Breyer, United States Supreme Court
2000-2002: Director, Technical Marketing, Riverstone Networks, Inc.
2002-2004: Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia
2008-2011: Chairman, Free Press
2011-2012: Senior Advisor, Federal Trade Commission

Visiting Professorships:
Columbia Law School (2004)
Chicago Law School (2005)
Stanford Law School (2005)
Harvard Law School (2011)

Major Publications

Who Controls the Internet (Oxford U. Press 2006)
The Master Switch:  The Rise and Fall of Information Empires (Alfred A. Knopf 2010)

Please see my SSRN Author page:  http://ssrn.com/author=159088