James C. Cooper

James C. Cooper is professor of law and director of the Program on Economics & Privacy at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. Prior to joining the faculty at Scalia Law, he served as deputy and acting director of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Office of Policy Planning, advisor to Federal Trade Commissioner William Kovacic, and as an associate in the antitrust group of Crowell & Moring, LLP. He returned to the FTC in 2018-19 to serve as a deputy director in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.

James has a BA from the University of South Carolina, received his PhD in economics from Emory University, and his law degree, magna cum laude, from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.