Joel Timmer

Joel Timmer

Joel Timmer is an associate professor in the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he teaches courses focusing on the business and legal aspects of the film and television industries.

Earning a Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2002, and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1993, he has published articles in Communication Law & Policy, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, the Federal Communications Law Journal, and the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, among others. His professional experience includes working as an entertainment lawyer and as a law clerk at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C.