Murat C. Mungan is a professor of law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law. He is a prolific law & economics scholar, and is widely recognized as one of the top young law & economics theorists in the country. His primary substantive field of research is the economics of law enforcement and criminal law. His recent work also analyzes issues pertaining to a wide array of legal subjects, including, antitrust; intellectual property; and contracts. Mungan’s research has been published in top law reviews and the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals focusing on law and economics, including the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, and the American Law and Economics Review. Professor Mungan serves as editor for the Supreme Court Economic Review and as associate editor for the International Review of Law and Economics.
Professor Mungan joined Mason from Florida State University, where he began his academic career as a visiting assistant professor and was subsequently promoted to serve as the D’Alemberte Professor of Law. At Florida State University, Professor Mungan taught numerous classes, including, Law and Economics; Antitrust; Analytical Methods for Lawyers; Introduction to Business and Finance; Corporations; and Empirical Methods for Lawyers.
Professor Mungan received his JD from George Mason University where he was a Robert A. Levy Fellow in Law & Liberty; an associate editor of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy; and won the Scott Whitney Writing Prize. Professor Mungan also holds a Ph.D and MA in economics from Boston College, and a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Sabanci University.