Daniel Traficonte

Dan TraficonteAssociate Professor of Law

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Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Dr. Dan Traficonte is an Associate Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law and a faculty affiliate of SU’s Autonomous Systems Policy Institute. Previously, Dr. Traficonte was a Teaching Fellow in Law and Political Economy at Sciences Po Paris. He completed his Ph.D. in Political Economy at MIT, where he was also a research associate on the Institute-wide Work of the Future Task Force, and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His teaching and research focus on law, political economy, innovation, and economic development. His written work has focused in particular on patents and the role of federal R&D programs and university research in shaping science and technology. He has published his work in the Columbia Science and Technology Review as well as the Cardozo Law Review.


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Ph.D. 2021
  • Harvard Law School
    J.D. 2017
  • University of Chicago
    B.A. 2013