Peter DiCola

Peter DiCola

Scholar Title: Associate Professor of Law

Department: School of Law

Colleges / Universities: Northwestern University


375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Phone Number: (312) 503-3231


Peter DiCola is an associate professor at Northwestern University School of Law. He received his J.D. as well as his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. His research has centered on the music industry and related industries. Currently, he is focusing on copyright law’s regime for digital sampling and deregulation in the radio industry. He uses empirical methods and applied economic models to study intellectual property law, media regulation, and their intersection. In graduate school, he worked with the non-profit Future of Music Coalition on many research projects and he continues to serve on its board of directors.


A.B. Princeton University

J.D. University of Michigan

Ph.D.  Economics, University of Michigan