Monroe E. Price is a Professor at Annenberg East and Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School, as well as holding the titles Director of the Stanhope Centre for Communications Policy Research in London and Chair of the Center for Media and Communication Studies of the Central European University in Budapest and the Joseph and Sadie Danciger Professor of Law and Director of the Howard M. Squadron Program in Law, Media and Society at Benjamin Cardozo School of Law. Price, who was dean of Cardozo from 1982 to 1991, graduated magna cum laude from Yale, where he was executive editor of the Yale Law Journal.
He clerked for Associate Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court and was an assistant to Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz. He was founding director of the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Wolfson College, Oxford, and a member of the faculty of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Professor Price was a senior fellow of the Media Studies Center in spring 1998. He was deputy director of California Indian Legal Services, one of the founders of the Native American Rights Fund, and author of Law and the American Indian. Among his many books are a treatise on cable television, Media and Sovereignty, and Television, The Public Sphere and National Identity; and a treatise on cable television.
He recently published a memoir, Objects of Remembrance: A Memoir of American Opportunities and Viennese Dreams, Budapest: CEU Press, 2009, a reflection on the power of American assimilation and opportunity in the face of persisting refugee realities. His most recent books include; Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China (edited with Daniel Dayan). Michigan: digitalculturebooks, 2008; The Academy and the Internet (edited with Helen Nissenbaum). New York: Peter Lang, 2004; Public Service Broadcasting in Transition (edited with Marc Raboy). New York: Kluwer Law International, 2003; Forging Peace: Information Intervention and International Conflict, Monroe E. Price and Mark Thompson (eds.) University of Edinburgh (2002); Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and Its Challenge to State Power, (MIT Press 2002); and Russian Media Law and Policy in the Yeltsin Decade, Monroe E. Price, Andrei Richter and Peter Yu (eds.) Kluwer (2002). He has also authored Media Reform: Democratizing Media, Democratizing the State (edited with Beata Rozumilowicz and Stefaan G. Verhulst, Routledge 2002); Parental Control of Broadcasting (edited with Stefaan G. Verhulst, Lawrence Elrbaum Associates 2001); The V-Chip Debate: Content Filtering from Television to the Internet (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 1998); and Public Service Broadcasting in Transition : A Documentary Reader (edited with Marc Raboy, European Institute for the Media 2001).
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