Clay Calvert

Professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

CLAY CALVERT is Professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also directs the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate-level courses on communications and media law issues, and he coordinates the joint JD/MA program for the College of Journalism and Communications. Professor Calvert has authored or co-authored more than 130 published law journal articles on freedom of expression-related topics. He is co-author, along with Don R. Pember, of the market-leading undergraduate media law textbook, Mass Media Law, 19th Edition (McGraw-Hill), and is author of Voyeur Nation: Media, Privacy, and Peering in Modern Culture (Westview Press). Professor Calvert received his J.D. Order of the Coif from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law and later earned a Ph.D. in Communication from Stanford University, where he also completed his undergraduate work in Communication, earning a B.A. with Distinction. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.