Areas of expertise
- Law and Ethics
- Public service, leadership, and policy
Peter Swire is the Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at the Scheller College of Business. He has appointments by courtesy with the College of Computing and School of Public Policy. He is Senior Counsel with Alston & Bird, LLP.
In 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, among its over 20,000 members, awarded him its Privacy Leadership Award. In 2013, he served as one of five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Prior to that, he was co-chair of the global Do Not Track process for the World Wide Web Consortium. He is Senior Fellow with the Future of Privacy Forum, and a Policy Fellow with the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Swire is author of five books and numerous scholarly papers. He has testified often before the Congress, and been quoted regularly in the press.
Swire graduated from Princeton University, summa cum laude, and the Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.