Faculty Profiles

Andrew Selbst

Andrew D. Selbst

Assistant Professor of Law
S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
M.Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 2011
UCLA Faculty Since 2020

Andrew Selbst will be Assistant Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law in January 2020. He was previously a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Data & Society Research Institute and a Visiting Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project. He has also previously taught as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School.

Selbst received S.B. degrees in Physics and in Electrical Science and Engineering from MIT, and a M.Eng. degree from MIT. Selbst worked as a design engineer at Cirrus Logic, Inc. and Analog Devices, Inc. before attending law school at the University of Michigan, where he received his J.D. cum laude and served as Executive Editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Following law school, Selbst was a Privacy Research Fellow at NYU School of Law’s Information Law Institute, worked on Supreme Court litigation as an Alan Morrison Supreme Court Assistance Fellow at Public Citizen Litigation Group, and was a Senior Associate in Hogan Lovells US LLP’s Communications group. He clerked for the Honorable Dolly M. Gee of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Selbst’s publications have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston University Law Review, California Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Georgia Law Review, and International Data Privacy Law, among others.