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Stuart N. Brotman

Academic Advisor
University of Tennessee
To contact Stuart N. Brotman, please email Stephanie Schwartz at Stephanie.Schwartz@brattle.com or call +1.617.864.7900

Mr. Brotman is the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Mr. Brotman served as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research/Media and Communication Studies, at the University of Helsinki.

At Harvard Law School, he was the first person ever appointed to teach telecommunications law and policy and served as a faculty member and as its first Research Fellow in Entertainment and Media Law. He also served as the first concurrent fellow in digital media at Harvard and MIT, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Program on Comparative Media Studies, respectively.

Professor Brotman is the editor of The Telecommunications Deregulation Sourcebook, a popular reference volume covering the broadcasting, cable television and telephone industries; Telephone Company and Cable Television Competition, a pioneering anthology dealing with technical, economic and regulatory aspects of broadband networks; and the author of Broadcasters Can Negotiate Anything, a best-selling management education book for radio and television executives. He also is the author of Communications Law and Practice, the leading comprehensive treatise covering domestic and international telecommunications and electronic mass media regulation.

Professor Brotman is the recipient of the Broadcast Education Association’s Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship Award and its Lifetime Achievement in Law and Policy Award. He is also the first American named as an Honorary Member of the China Broadcasters Association. He serves on the Future of Privacy Forum Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Global Internet Freedom Program at The Media Institute.

Professor Brotman is a frequent analyst for leading newspapers and magazines, including Fortune, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Time, and The Wall Street Journal. He also has provided expert commentary for ABC's World News This Morning, NBC's Today Show and NPR's Morning Edition. He appears as a featured speaker at major academic and industry conferences in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East.

Publications
News & Events
March 16, 2016
Academic Advisor Stuart Brotman Awarded 2016 Broadcast Education Association’s Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship

Brattle Academic Advisor Stuart Brotman has been named the recipient of the 2016 Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship (LAS). The BEA’s LAS recognizes significant contributions to research and scholarship involving broadcast and electronic media.

December 22, 2015
Academic Advisor Stuart Brotman Named Distinguished Professor of Media Management and Law at the University of Tennessee

Brattle Academic Advisor Stuart Brotman has been named the inaugural Herb Howard Distinguished Professor of Media Management and Law by the College of Communication and Information (CCI) at the University of Tennessee.

April 29, 2015
Academic Advisor Stuart Brotman Authors Report on Assessing Broadband Internet Capabilities

Brattle academic advisor and Harvard Law School faculty member Stuart Brotman recently prepared a report that analyzes a new approach for assessing a country’s broadband Internet capabilities.

July 30, 2014
Stuart Brotman Appointed as a Brookings Senior Fellow

Brattle academic advisor Stuart Brotman was recently appointed as a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation within the Governance Studies program at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.