School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill
J.D., University of Florida
Ph.D., University of Florida
Michael Hoefges teaches and researches in the area of media law and policy specializing in the regulation of advertising and marketing communications related to a variety of products and services including alcohol, tobacco, gambling, professional medical services, and prescription drugs. His articles have appeared in the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Communication Law & Policy, Hastings Communication & Entertainment Law Journal, Journal of Marketing & Public Policy, Notre Dame Journal of Legislation and William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. Twice, West Publishing has selected one of his articles for republication in the annual First Amendment Law Handbook as among the most significant First Amendment publications of the year. Hoefges is a former practicing attorney and currently serves on the National Advertising Review Board. He is the founding co-coordinator of a dual degree program between the UNC Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Law, and works with the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy.