Chris Hoofnagle

Job title: 
Faculty Advisor

Chris Jay Hoofnagle helps students from different disciplines understand the interplay of law and technology. He teaches torts, cybersecurity, consumer protection, python programming, and seminars on new technologies. He is a Professor of Practice in the School of Information and is an affiliated faculty member of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing.

He is the author of Law and Policy for the Quantum Age (with Simson Garfinkel, Cambridge University Press, 2021) and Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Hoofnagle is of counsel to Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, and an elected member of the American Law Institute.


B.A., University of Georgia (1996)
J.D., University of Georgia School of Law (2000)

Research interests: 

Law and Technology