ITERA is pleased to present Dr Gerald Brock with our 2015 Distinguished Research Award.
Gerald W. Brock is Professor of Telecommunication, Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University and co-director of GW’s Regulatory Studies Center. Earlier, he directed GW’s MPP program and its Telecommunications Program. Prior to joining the GW faculty in 1990, Brock served as Chief of the FCC Common Carrier Bureau from 1987-89 and in other FCC positions in earlier years. He received his B.A. in applied mathematics (1970) and his Ph.D. in economics (1973), both from Harvard University. Brock’s research interest focuses on telecommunication policy, including the interaction of regulatory and other policy decisions with economic efficiency and technological progress. His books include The Second Information Revolution (Harvard University Press, 2003), Telecommunication Policy for the Information Age: From Monopoly to Competition (Harvard University Press, 1994) and The Telecommunications Industry: The Dynamics of Market Structure (Harvard University Press, 1981).