Michael Carrier, Distinguished Professor of Law, is a recipient of a Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity for excellence in research.
"Professor Carrier has earned national, and even international, renown as one of the leading thinkers and authorities in antitrust and intellectual property law," said Michael Cahill, Co-Dean of Rutgers Law. "His many insights have enriched the discourse both in the scholarly community and in legal practice."
The awards were created by Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon to recognize excellence in research among the visionary explorations conducted by campus faculty.
"As a research institution, innovation and inquiry are at the heart of what we do here at Rutgers University–Camden," she said in a statement about the awards.
Carrier is a leading authority in antitrust and intellectual property law with expertise in the pharmaceutical, high-technology, and music industries. He is a highly sought-after media expert who has frequently been cited by courts. He is a co-author of the leading IP/antitrust treatise, IP and Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law, author of Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law, editor of Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law: Competition, and has written more than 100 book chapters and law review articles in leading journals.
The 2018 recipients of the Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity include:
- Prof. Michael Carrier (Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Law)
- Dr. Angelica Gonzalez (Assistant Professor, Biology)
- Dr. Jun Guo (Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Business–Camden)
- Dr. Shauna Shames (Assitant Professor, Political Science)
- Dr. Andrew Shankman (Associate Professor, History)
These awards will be presented during the 2018 Chancellor’s Spring Research Symposium on Friday, April 13 titled “The Fair Housing Act at 50: Successes, Failures, and Opportunities.” The event will assemble some of Rutgers University–Camden’s finest scholars, along with other national thought leaders, in an interdisciplinary discussion about this critical matter of public policy and equity.
The research symposium will conclude Rutgers University–Camden’s annual Research Week celebration of discovery.