Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy and information law. His scholarship focuses on how the law has sought to regulate and otherwise shape information technology - as well as the impact of information technology on law and democracy. Schwartz joined the UC Berkeley Law faculty in 2006 after teaching at Brooklyn Law School and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville for eight years. He teaches privacy law.
Schwartz has advised numerous U.S. and European governmental bodies on privacy and other legal issues and served as an adviser to the Commission of the European Union. In 2002-03, he was a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and a Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels. Schwartz has also received a Humboldt Scholar Grant, a Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship.
B.A., Brown University
J.D., Yale University