Woodrow Hartzog joined the Cumberland faculty in 2011. He is also an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Professor Hartzog holds a Ph.D. in mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an LL.M. in intellectual property from the George Washington University Law School, a J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, and a B.A. from Samford University.
Professor Hartzog writes in the area of privacy law, online communication, human-computer interaction, and electronic agreements. His work has been or is scheduled to be published in law reviews and peer-reviewed publications such as the California Law Review, Georgia Law Review, American University Law Review, Temple Law Review, First Monday, and Communication Law and Policy.
Before joining the faculty at Cumberland, Professor Hartzog worked as a trademark attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia and as an associate attorney at Burr & Forman LLP in Birmingham, Alabama. He has also served as a clerk for the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington D.C. and was a Roy H. Park Fellow and instructor of record at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Hartzog previously taught as an adjunct professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Samford University.