D. Daniel Sokol
Amherst College, B.A.
Professor D. Daniel Sokol is a visiting professor for the 2012-13 academic year teaching comparative corporate governance, law and entrepreneurship, and antitrust mergers. He is an associate professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, which he joined in 2008, and has taught courses in antitrust, commercial, and corporate law, and international and comparative business and regulation. He is also an affiliate faculty member at the University of Florida's Center for Latin American Studies and its Warrington College of Business' Public Utilities Research Center.
After completing a B.A. in history and political science at Amherst College, magna cum laude, Sokol completed a master's degree (M.St.) in modern history at the University of Oxford. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was executive editor of the Chicago Journal of International Law, in 2001. In 2005-07, as a William H. Hastie Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School, he taught a class and received an LL.M. In 2007-08, he was a visiting associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law. In 2009, he was a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Chile.
Sokol has provided technical assistance and capacity building to antitrust agencies and utilities regulators from around the world. In addition to academic conferences and symposia, he has presented his work to such audiences as the ABA Antitrust Section and the International Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, Swedish Competition Authority, Chile's Fiscal Nacional de Economia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC), Competition Commission of India, Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China, and the International Competition Network, for which he is a non-governmental advisor. He also serves on the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools' Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation and is active in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law as a vice chair of membership and the Hispanic National Bar Association.
He is co-editor of the Global Competition Law and Economics book series (Stanford U. Press), which began in May 2012 with the publication of The Global Limits of Competition Law, and of the Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics (Oxford U. Press, forthcoming). He also is editor of the Antitrust and Competition Policy blog. His work has been published in law reviews, including the Northwestern Law Review, Michigan Law Review, and Southern California Law Review, and peer-reviewed publications, such as the Antitrust Law Journal and Journal of Competition Law and Economics.
Sokol's research focuses on U.S., international, and comparative antitrust law, compliance, corporate governance, and law and entrepreneurship.