Patrick Lucey provides the Open Technology Institute with research and writing support on various telecommunications policy issues. His primary areas of focus are broadband competition, local municipal broadband networks, and wireless spectrum policy.
Prior to joining New America, Patrick worked as an analyst for CTC Technology & Energy, an engineering and consulting firm that advises local governments and public sector clients on broadband infrastructure issues. Patrick also previously worked on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
Patrick holds a bachelor's degree in art history from Colgate University and a master's degree in public policy from American University. While a graduate student Patrick completed research fellowships at Free Press and the Federal Communications Commission.