Mark Cooper is Director of Research at the Consumer Federation of America. Mr. Cooper, a Senior Adjunct Fellow for Silicon Flatirons, holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and is a former Yale University and Fulbright Fellow. He combines a commitment to public interest advocacy with academic research. He has been at the Consumer Federation of America for over 25 years, where he is Director of Research. Mr. Cooper is a recipient of CFA’s Esther Petersen Consumer Service Award. He has prepared approximately 200 research reports and provided expert testimony in over 125 cases for public interest clients including Attorneys General, People’s Counsels, and citizen interveners before state public utility commissions. He has testified over 100 times before federal agencies and courts and has testified before Congress on more than 100 occasions as well. Mr. Cooper is a Fellow at the Vermont Law School Institute for Energy and the Environment, the Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society, and the Donald McGannon Communications Center of Fordham University. Mr. Cooper has published numerous books and articles on telecommunications, high technology industries and energy policy.