The University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleThe Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy

Carl Pierce, JD

Carl Pierce

Carl PierceOffice: 865.974.0931Fax: 865.974.8777Email:

Carl Pierce is director emeritus and senior fellow for Baker Studies, after serving as director and interim director of the Baker Center from 2009-2012.   He directs the Baker Studies program and also teaches in the UT College of Law.

Carl came to UT in 1972 and, in addition to his distinguished teaching career, has served in various administrative capacities. Carl has a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Yale University. He has been teaching at the College of Law since 1972. He also has served the college as Assistant Dean from 1972 to 1974 and as Director of the Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law from 1997 to 2000. Now the W. Allen Separk Distinguished Professor of Law, his special interests are corporate law, regulation of the legal profession, and American legal history. His abridged CV can be seen here CAP – Abridged Curriculum Vitae.