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Monroe E. Price

Adjunct Full Professor & Director Center for Global Communications Study (Annenberg School)

Monroe Price

Monroe E. Price is Director of the Project on Global Communication Studies (PGCS) at the University of Pennsylvania, professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. Professor Price, who was dean of Cardozo School of Law 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. After his service in Washington, he was a professor at UCLA Law School from 1967-1982. He was founding director of the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Wolfson College, Oxford. He has been a member of the school of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and a fellow of the Media Studies Center in spring 1998. Professor Price is the 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. He was deputy director of California Indian Legal Services and author of Law and the American Indian. Among his many books are a treatise on cable television, Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and Its Challenge to State Power; and Television, The Public Sphere and National Identity.


  • Communications Law
  • Family Law
  • Mass Media Law

Articles and Book Chapters

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: Intervention, Human Rights and the Management of Media Space, (edited with Mark Thompson), Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2002 (also Indiana University Press).

Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and Its Challenge to State Power, Boston: MIT Press, 2002.

Media Reform: Democratizing Media, Democratizing the State, (edited with Beata Rozumilowicz and Stefaan G. Verhulst), London: Routledge, 2001.

More publications can be found here.

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