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David B. Spence

  • Professor of Business, Government and Society; Professor of Law

Education

  • PhD Duke University
  • MA Duke University
  • JD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA Gettysburg College

David Spence is Professor of Law, Politics & Regulation at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches in both the McCombs School of Business and the School of Law. Professor Spence is co-author of the leading energy law casebook, Energy, Economics and the Environment (Foundation Press), and has published numerous scholarly articles on subjects relating to energy policy, regulation and the regulatory process. Professor Spence’s research focuses on the law and politics of energy regulation, broadly defined. His scholarly writings address the environmental regulation of the oil and gas industry and the electric utility industry, as well as economic regulation (regulation of price and competition) in the public utility industry. He has Ph.D in political science from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina.

Contact Information

David B. Spence

david.spence@mccombs.utexas.edu

Work (512) 471-0778

Fax (512) 471-0587

Office: JON 6.286
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Faculty Assistant

Gena R. Dawson gdawson@law.utexas.edu
(512) 232-1312

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