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Cecil B. Day Program Presents Jody Blanke


March 10, 2016


Special Event






Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

Cecil B. Day Program in Business Ethics presents Guest Speaker: Jody Blanke

Jody BlankeProfessor Jody Blanke is the Ernest L. Baskin, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law and Computer Information Systems at the Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics in Atlanta. This is his 31st year as a professor at Mercer, during which time he has taught over 40 different courses in law, ethics, computer science, computer information systems, and education at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He was chair of the computer science department and director of undergraduate programs for large periods of time.
Professor Blanke is a three-time recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award (selected primarily by graduating students). His area of research is generally in cyberlaw, privacy and copyright law and has had articles published in journals such as the American Business Law Journal, Washington and Lee Law Review, Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, and the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal. Professor Blanke has taught as an adjunct at Emory University’s School of Law, Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, and the University of Georgia’s Terry School of Business. He presently serves as Vice President of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Professor Blanke earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and psychology and a master’s degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He earned a law degree from the Emory University School of Law. He practiced commercial litigation for a couple of years and then clerked for a New York Supreme Court judge in Bronx County, Criminal Part, before beginning his full-time teaching career at St. John’s University in New York.

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