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Nikolas Guggenberger

Assistant Professor

LL.M., Stanford Law School
J.D.-equivalent, Ph.D., Freiburg University

Nikolas Guggenberger is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He also holds an appointment at the Cullen College of Engineering’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Guggenberger’s work focuses on antitrust, law & technology, privacy, and regulation. He has frequently advised government entities and served as expert witness on technology policy, financial markets regulation, and media law.

Before joining the University of Houston Law Center, Guggenberger was a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Executive Director of the Yale Information Society Project. Guggenberger held an appointment as the RWTÜV Foundation Assistant Professor at the University of Münster School of Law in Germany and taught at the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of São Paulo Law School. He also served as an advisor on banking and financial markets regulation and monetary and economic policy to Jakob von Weizsäcker at the European Parliament in Brussels. He clerked in Freiburg, Germany, and holds degrees from Freiburg University (JD-equivalent & PhD) and Stanford Law School (LLM). Guggenberger is in the first cohort of UH Presidential Frontier Faculty, a university-wide integrated interdisciplinary faculty hiring campaign to respond to federal priorities and societal challenges.