ROBERT A. ANTHONY (1931-2011)is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. Mr. Anthony is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law Emeritus at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, where he specializes in administrative and regulatory law subjects. From 1964 to 1974, he was a professor of law at Cornell University Law School in Ithaca, New York, where he also served as Director of International Legal Studies. For the fall semester of 1994, Professor Anthony was a Fulbright lecturer at the faculty of law of Ljubljana University in Slovenia. He has lectured extensively in programs for foreign lawyers at the Southwestern Legal Foundation and the International Law Institute. Professor Anthony has headed two federal agencies. In 1973, on leave from Cornell, he served as the Director of the U. S. Office of Foreign Direct Investments. From 1974 to 1979 he was the Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States. He practiced law in San Francisco from 1957 to 1964, and in Washington from 1979 to 1983. Mr. Anthony served from 1988 to 1991 as the Secretary of the American Bar Association's Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and from 1991 to 1994 as a member of the Council of that Section. Mr. Anthony holds a B.A. degree from Yale, and law degrees from Oxford and Stanford.
KATHEE E. BAKER is the Communications and Events Coordinator for The Free State Foundation. She previously served as Director of Communications & Public Relations for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), where she oversaw branding, membership communications, public and media relations, publications, advertising, and web content development. Previously, Ms. Baker was an account executive for an association management firm, serving several national trade and professional associations in various capacities including strategic planning, communications, events management, administration, and membership recruitment and retention. Ms. Baker received a B.A. degree from Athens State University (formerly Athens College).
THEODORE BOLEMA is a Senior Fellow with the Free State Foundation. He previously served as Director for Policy Research Editing at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Previously, Dr. Bolema held positions as a Principal with Anderson Economic Group, LLC, an economics consulting firm; an attorney with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP; and a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has taught at Central Michigan University and George Mason University School of Law. Dr. Bolema received his Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He received his B.A. from Hope College. He has been cited on regulatory law and economics topics in numerous publications including The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Detroit News, Politico, and the Los Angeles Business Journal.
SETH L. COOPER is a Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. He is the author of numerous articles and essays on federal telecommunications and technology policy, regulatory reform, and intellectual property. Mr. Cooper's work has appeared in such publications as the Washington Examiner, The Washington Times, The Tennessean, and the San Jose Mercury News. Hepreviously served as the Telecommunications and Information Technology Task Force Director at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as a Washington State Supreme Court judicial clerk, and as a state senate caucus staff counsel. Mr. Cooper was a 2009 Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute.
RICHARD A. EPSTEIN is a Distinguished Adjunct Senior Scholar at The Free State Foundation. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University. He has also been the Peter and Kirstin Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000. Prior to joining the University of Chicago Law School faculty, Professor Epstein taught law at the University of Southern California from 1968 to 1972. He served as Interim Dean from February to June, 2001. He received an LL.D., h.c. from the University of Ghent, 2003. He has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1985 and a Senior Fellow of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medical School, also since 1983. He served as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies from 1981 to 1991, and of the Journal of Law and Economics from 1991-2001. At present he is a director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics. Professor Epstein is the author of numerous books, including Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism; Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good; Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Rights to Health Care; Simple Rules for a Complex World; Bargaining With the State; Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws; Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain; and Modern Products Liability Law. He has written numerous articles on a wide range of legal and interdisciplinary subjects. Professor Epstein has taught courses in civil procedure, communications, constitutional law, contracts, corporations, criminal law, health law and policy, legal history, labor law, property, real estate development and finance, jurisprudence, labor law; land use planning, patents, individual, estate and corporate taxation, Roman Law; torts, and workers' compensation. He earned undergraduate degrees from Columbia College and Oxford University and received his LL.B. from Yale University.
DONNA COLEMAN GREGGis an Adjunct Senior Fellow with The Free State Foundation. Ms. Gregg is a member of the faculty of the Columbus School of Law of The Catholic University of America, where she is affiliated with the Institute for Communications Law Studies. Prior to entering academia, Ms. Gregg had a distinguished career in both public service and private practice. Most recently, she served at the White House Office of Science and Technology as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the 2007 World Radiocommunication Conference. She has served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau and as Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Ms. Gregg is a current co-chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association Law Journal Committee. She earned a B.A. degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law, where she is a member of the Board of Visitors.
MICHAEL J. HORNEY is a Research Associate at the Free State Foundation. He is a recent graduate of George Mason University, where he received a Master of Arts in Economics and was awarded a Mercatus MA Fellowship. He earned his Bachelor of Science with an Economics major and Political Science minor at Towson University. Mr. Horney was an MA Fellow and Research Assistant on policy research at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, focusing on regulations, technology policy, and education policy, and he served as a Gradutate Intern for the Committee on Ways and Means' Subcommittee on Social Security.
JOSEPH KRAEMER is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. Mr. Kraemer also currently holds the title of Director at LECG, LLC, a Washington, DC, consulting firm specializing in capital intensive industries undergoing structural change. He also serves on the faculties of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and American University's Kogod Business School where he teaches e-commerce courses. Mr. Kraemer holds Ph.D. and Masters degrees from the University of Michigan and an MBA from George Washington University.
LAURIE J. MAY is Secretary-Treasurer of The Free State Foundation and an Adjunct Senior Fellow. Ms. May is a Project Director at the National Academy of Public Administration. Her recent Academy projects have involved management effectiveness and efficiency studies at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the National Institutes of Health. Ms. May previously served as the Director of the Organizational Management and Integrity Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As the Program Management Officer for the Superfund, solid waste, Brownfields, chemical emergency preparedness and prevention, oil spill, and underground storage tank programs, Ms. May directed a staff and provided organizational leadership and policy direction for the full range of management issues, including financial integrity, fraud prevention, organizational and management improvement, human resources management, audits, and ethics. She has served as a confidential management advisor to numerous Presidential appointees across EPA, and she received EPA's Excellence in Management Award. Ms. May is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University.
RANDOLPH J. MAY is President of The Free State Foundation. Prior to founding The Free State Foundation, he served as a Senior Fellow and Director of Communications Policy Studies at the Progress and Freedom Foundation from October 1999-May 2006. From 1978 to 1981, Mr. May served as Assistant General Counsel and Associate General Counsel at the Federal Communication Commission, and he subsequently practiced communications and administrative law. He has held numerous leadership positions in bar associations. He is a past Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Mr. May also has served as a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States and currently is a Senior Fellow at ACUS. He is the author of a book on communications policy reform, co-author of a book on intellectual property, and the editor or co-editor of four other books on communications law and policy, and he has published more than two hundred articles and essays on communications, administrative and constitutional law topics. In the past, Mr. May wrote regular columns on legal and regulatory affairs for Legal Times and the National Law Journal, leading national legal periodicals. Mr. May served as an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University School of Law. He received his B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. from Duke Law School, where he serves as a member of the Board of Visitors. He has a long list of publications in the legal and public policy fields. A list of Mr. May's long-running series of Legal Times and the National Law Journal columns on various constitutional, regulatory, and administrative law topics is here.
GREGORY J. VOGT, a lawyer, is a Visiting Fellow at the Free State Foundation. Mr. Vogt is a former Deputy Chief of the FCC's Cable Services Bureau, and he also has served as Chief of the Tariff Division, Mobile Services Division, and Enforcement Division in the FCC's Common Carrier Bureau. Mr. Vogt received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Kansas University, and his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.
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