Lori A. Brainard

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Phone: 202-994-1091
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Professor Brainard's research focuses on communication regulation, with an emphasis on television regulation and deregulation.  Her book, Television: The Limits of Deregulation has been positively reviewed by scholars in diverse fields, such as Political Science, Economics, Communications, and Public Policy.  She is currently working on a history of the FCC's regulation (and deregulation) of television via biographical research on commissioners responsible for the agency's major television (de)regulatory policies.  Her teaching repertoire includes a course on Federal Regulation.  She holds a PhD in Politics from Brandeis University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.