Professor Chris Marsden

Professor Christopher T. Marsden is Professor of Internet & Media Law at the University of Sussex. He was formerly Senior Lecturer (2008-12) then Professor of Law (2012-13) at Essex, having previously taught and researched at Warwick (1997-2000), Oxford (2004-5), LSE (1995-1997).
He is author of four monographs on Internet law:

  • “Regulating Code” (2013, MIT Press with Dr Ian Brown),
  • “Net neutrality: Towards a Co-Regulatory Solution” (2010, Bloomsbury),
  • “Internet Co-regulation: European Law, Regulatory Governance and Legitimacy in Cyberspace” (2011, Cambridge),
  • “Codifying Cyberspace” (Routledge/Cavendish 2007 with Dr. D. Tambini, D. Leonardi)

He is also author-editor of the interdisciplinary Internet policy books

  • “Regulating the Global Information Society” (Routledge 2000), and
  • “Convergence in European Digital TV Regulation” (Blackstone/OUP 1999).

He is author of many refereed articles, book chapters, professional articles, papers in selected proceedings, keynote addresses, and other scholarly contributons.

He has been funded to carry out multi-year research projects by:

  • Economic and Social Research Council (1998-2000),
  • British Academy (2005-7),
  • European Commission FP7 (2011-15),
  • European Commission DG CONNECT (2003-4, 2007-8, 2011-15),
  • European Commission DG JUSTICE (2014-16)
  • and has served as Advisory Board member on ESRC, EC, EPSRC, FP7 & Horizon2020 projects.

He has been Research Fellow or Research Associate of the following universities:

  • Melbourne (1999, 2012),
  • Harvard (1999-2000),
  • Warwick (2000-4),
  • USC Annenberg (2003),
  • Oxford (2004-6),
  • McGill (2010),
  • Keio (2008-10),
  • International University of Japan (2009-date).

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