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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Institute for Public Policy Studies


Robert Fusfield

Robert Fusfeld

Phone: 303-871-4920 Email:


Before joining the faculty of the Institute for Public Policy Studies, Robert Fusfeld was a senior manager and trial attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for more than 30 years. He has tried dozens of major SEC fraud cases. Mr. Fusfeld teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and advises graduate and undergraduate public policy students. His research and teaching focuses on regulatory policy, constitutional law, organizational culture, and effective analysis and writing. Mr. Fusfeld is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Antioch School of Law.

On occasion he acts as a consultant with the Colorado Division of Securities and Attorney General on securities related matters. He writes two blogs dealing with securities and regulatory issues including Securities Law Observations published by Westlaw.


  • Financial crises and economic history
  • Regulatory policy
  • Political thought and history
  • Constitutional law and history
  • Organizational behavior and decision making psychology