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Maurice Stucke


Maurice E. Stucke is the Douglas A. Blaze Distinquished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee. With twenty-five years experience handling a range of policy issues in both private practice and as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, he advises governments, law firms, consumer groups, and multi-national firms on competition and privacy issues. He has testified before, and provided expert reports for, multiple governments and inter-governmental agencies, including the U.S. Congress, European Commission, World Bank, United Nations, and OECD.

He authored and co-authored five books --

How Big-Tech Barons Smash Innovation—and How to Strike Back (HarperCollins 2022);

Breaking Away: How to Regain Control Over Our Data, Privacy, and Autonomy (Oxford University Press 2022); 

Competition Overdose: How Free Market Mythology Transformed Us From Citizen Kings to Market Servants (HarperCollins 2020); 


Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy (Harvard University Press 2016; paperback 2019); and


Big Data and Competition Policy (Oxford University Press 2016). 


Professor Stucke received a number of awards, including a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. In 2012, he was a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne.  In 2015 and 2017, he visited University of Oxford, where he was an Academic Visitor at its Institute of European and Comparative Law, a Fellow at its Centre for Competition Law and Policy, and a Senior Associateship at Pembroke College. 

Professor Stucke serves as one of the United States’ non-governmental advisors to the International Competition Network, and on the boards of the Open Markets Institute, the American Antitrust Institute, the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, and the Academic Society for Competition Law.  


He has been quoted, and his research has been featured, in numerous media outlets including Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Atlantic, Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNBC, CNN-Money, The Economist, Fast Company, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Harvard Business Review, Market Watch, MIT Technology Review, New Republic, New Scientist, New York Review of Books, New York Times, The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, Politico, Reuters, Science, Scotsman, Slate, Times Higher Education, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Wired.

He has also appeared on BBC Radio, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Fox News, Radio 3 Hong Kong, and Wharton Business Radio.

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