Joel Reidenberg

Fordham Law Professor Joel Reidenberg

Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair and Professor of Law; Founding Academic Director, Center on Law and Information Policy

Telephone: 212-636-6843
Office: Room 7-122
SSRN (academic papers)

Research and Teaching Areas

Privacy; Internet; Intellectual Property


  • Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair, 2010 - ;
  • Professor of Law, 1997- ; Associate Professor, 1990 - 1996 (tenured 1995);
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Chief Academic Officer, Fordham University, 2008/09;
  • President, Fordham University Faculty Senate, 2007/08, 2011/12;
  • Founding Director, Fordham Center on Law & Information Policy, 2005- ;
  • Director of Studies, LLM in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, 2006/08;
  • Director of the Graduate Program, 1998/01;
  • Visiting Professor, Universite de Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) 1996/1997, 2003/04;
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar;
  • Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law;
  • Associate Debevoise and Plimpton (Washington) (1987/90);
  • Former Expert Advisor, Federal Trade Commission;
  • Former Expert Advisor, World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva);
  • Former Advisory Panel Member, U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment;
  • Member of the American Law Institute and Advisor, ALI Restatement of Data Privacy Principles;
  • Expert Advisor to the Commission of the European Communities;
  • Member O.E.C.D. Project Group on Consumer Protection and Electronic Commerce;
  • Principal subjects: Information Technology Law and Policy, Intellectual Property Law, Information Privacy Law, Cybersecurity Law and Policy.


  • Dartmouth, 1983 A.B.
  • Columbia, 1986, JD
  • Univ. de Paris I-Sorbonne, 1987, D.E.A. droit international économique
  • Univ. de Paris I-Sorbonne, 2003 Doctorat en droit.