Dr. Mark Jamison is the Director and Gerald Gunter Professor of the Public Utility Research Center (PURC), and Director of the Digital Markets Initiative (DMI) at the University of Florida. He provides research and International training and research on business and government policy, focusing primarily on information technology and utilities industries.
Dr. Jamison’s current research topics include competition policy and regulation of information technologies, institutional development in regulation, and competition and innovation in the information sectors. He has conducted educational programs in numerous countries: Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and North, South, and Central America. Dr. Jamison is also a Research Associate with the UF, Center for Public Policy Research, and is a Visiting Scholar with the American Enterprise Institute.
Dr. Jamison served on the U.S. Presidential Transition Team in 2015-2016, focusing on the Federal Communications Commission. He is the former Associate Director of Business and Economic Studies for the UF, Center for International Business Education and Research, and has served as Special Academic Advisor to the Chair of the Florida Governor's Internet Task Force, and as President of the Transportation and Public Utilities Group.
Previously, Dr. Jamison was Manager of Regulatory Policy at Sprint, Head of Research for the Iowa Utilities Board, and Communications Economist for the Kansas Corporation Commission. He led several staff teams in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).