Babette Boliek

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Professor Babette Boliek is a Professor of Law at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and conducts research in the fields of antitrust, telecommunications, privacy, and sports law. As an expert in the fields of economics and communications law, Professor Boliek was selected and served as the Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission from 2018 to 2019. Her research has been published in academic publications and law reviews such as Boston College Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, and the Review of Industrial Organization. Professor Boliek earned her BA with distinction from California State University, Chico, her JD from Columbia University School of Law, and her PhD in Economics from the University of California, Davis. Her doctoral, and much of her subsequent research, has focused on the theoretical and quantitative analysis of legal issues in the U.S. communications industry. Professor Boliek clerked for the Honorable Michael B. Mukasey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.