Prof. Joshua D. Wright
JOSHUA D. WRIGHT is an Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law. Professor Wright is currently on leave as a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas School of Law. He was also appointed to the newly created position of Scholar in Residence at the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition, where he will served during the 2007-08 academic year.
Professor Wright received both a J.D. and a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA, where he was managing editor of the UCLA Law Review, and a B.A. in economics with highest departmental honors at the University of California, San Diego. Before coming to George Mason University School of Law, Professor Wright clerked for the Honorable James V. Selna of the Central District of California and taught at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Public Policy.
Professor Wright's research focuses on the antitrust law and economics, empirical law and economics, the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust, and the law and economics of contracts. His research has appeared in several leading academic journals, including the Journal of Law and Economics, Antitrust Law Journal, Competition Policy International, Supreme Court Economic Review, Yale Journal on Regulation, the Review of Law and Economics, and the UCLA Law Review.
Professor Wright is a co-founder of the Microsoft / George Mason Annual Conference on the Law and Economics of Innovation, a member of the National Science Foundation Advisory Panel for Law and Social Sciences, a member of the Global Competition Policy Advisory Board, and a regular contributor to Truth on the Market, a weblog dedicated to academic commentary on law, business, and economics.