Professor Frye joined the faculty in 2012. He teaches Civil Procedure, Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Nonprofit Organizations. Previously, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law, and a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He clerked for Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Richard B. Sanders of the Washington Supreme Court. He received a J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 2005, an M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1997, and a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995. His research focuses on legal issues affecting artists and arts organizations, among other things.
Professor Frye is also a filmmaker. Most recently, he produced the documentary film Our Nixon (2013), which was broadcast by CNN and opened theatrically nationwide. His other films have been shown in the Whitney Biennial 2002, the New York Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film Festival, among other venues, and are in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. His critical writing on film and art has appeared in October, The New Republic, Film Comment, Cineaste, Senses of Cinema, and Incite!, among other journals.