Milton Mueller

Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy,

Milton Mueller – School of Public Policy Georgia Institute of Technology

Milton Mueller is Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy, specializing in the political economy of information and communication. The author of seven books and scores of journal articles, his work informs not only public policy but also science and technology studies, law, economics, communications, and international studies. His books Networks and States: The global politics of Internet governance (MIT Press, 2010) and Ruling the Root: Internet Governance and the Taming of Cyberspace (MIT Press, 2002) are acclaimed scholarly accounts of the global governance regime emerging around the Internet. Dr. Mueller is the co-founder and director of the Internet Governance Project (IGP), a policy analysis center at Georgia Tech. He has participated in proceedings and policy development activities of ICANN, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the European Commission, and in China, Hong Kong and New Zealand. He has served as an expert witness in prominent legal cases related to domain names and telecommunication policy. He is an elected member of the Advisory Committee of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), and served on the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group. Dr. Mueller has also been an institution-builder in the scholarly world, where he led the creation of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet), an international association of scholars devoted to Internet governance.