Michael Carroll is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Villanova University School of Law, where he teaches courses on intellectual property and the law of the Internet. Prior to joining the faculty in 2001, Professor Carroll was an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. His practice focused on intellectual property and Internet-related issues. Carroll received his A.B. with general honors from the University of Chicago and his J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Judith W. Rogers of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Joyce Hens Green of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Before attending law school, Carroll worked as a journalist, a high school teacher in Zimbabwe, and a program officer for democracy and governance projects in Africa.