Peter J. Shedd
Legal Studies Program

University Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies

Office
187 Milledge Terrace
Athens, GA, 30606
Phone Numbers
Work706-543-0360
Email Address
Documents
Vita
Sites
Website

Biography

Peter J. Shedd received BBA (1974) and JD (1977) degrees from the University of Georgia. After clerking for a federal district judge, he returned to the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Peter is a University Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies. Peter has been a Visiting Professor at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, in 2009, 2012, and 2015 and at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, in 2014. He has written numerous articles and two leading textbooks in the areas of the legal and regulatory environment of business and business law. Peter was named the Georgia Professor of the Year in 1993 by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities, Peter has served in several administrative capacities, including as the university’s Interim Vice President for Instruction and Director of the Terry College Full-time MBA Program. Peter also was involved in the Executive Leadership Program of the State of Georgia’s Leadership Institute. From November 1995 through May 1997, he was the Director of the Education and Training Program of the Consortium on Conflict Resolution and Negotiation. Peter is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He is an experienced mediator and arbitrator. 

 

Education

JD, Law, University of Georgia, 1977

BBA, Marketing, University of Georgia, 1974

Prior Professional Positions

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, University Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies, 2009 to present

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Visiting Professor, 2015 to 2015

University of Florida, Visiting Professor, 2014 to 2014

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Visiting Professor, 2012 to 2012

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Visiting Professor, 2009 to 2009

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Full-Time MBA, Director, 2006 to 2008

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Insurance, Legal Studies & Real Estate, Professor of Legal Studies, 1978 to 2008

American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator/Mediator, 1995 to 2004

United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia, Law Clerk to Judge Anthony Alaim, 1977 to 1978

Awards

Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2014

Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2013

Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2012

Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2011

Emeriti Scholars, University of Georgia, 2011

Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2010

Gwinnett Evening MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2009

IBM/Terry MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2007

Gwinnett Evening MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2006

IBM/Terry MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2004

Gwinnett Evening MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2004

IBM/Terry MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2002

Hugh Nourse MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2000

PWC/Terry MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2000

Kay Duffy Memorial Award for Distinguished Service, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 1999

Charter Member, UGA Teaching Academy, 1999

Hugh Nourse MBA Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 1997

Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, 1996

Georgia Professor of Year, Council for Support and Advancement of Education, 1993

Josiah Meigs Award, University of Georgia, 1993

Undergraduate Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 1990

Service

Executive Committee of University Council, Graduate School Representative, 2004 – 2006, University

Faculty Affairs Committee of University Council, Member, 2004 – 2006, University

Terry College Educational Policy Committee, Member, 2004 – 2006, University

Terry College MBA Committee, Member, 2003 – 2006, University

Advisory Board to the Office of Institutional Research, Member, 2002 – 2004, University

University System of Georgia Administrative Committee on Aca, Member, 2002 – 2003, University

University System of Georgia Committee on Best Practices for Member and Chair, 2001 – 2002, University

University Council, Member, 2004 – present, University

University System of Georgia Advisory Committee on Alternate, Member, 2003 – present, University

Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Executive Committee, 1994 – 2000, Professional

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • edited by Fred Stephenson. 2001Extraordinary Teachers: The Essence of Excellent TeachingAndrews Mcneel Publishing:185-190.

Books

  • Lee Reed, Marisa Pagnattaro, Dan Cahoy, Peter Shedd & Jere Morehead. 2013The Legal and Regulatory Environment of BusinessMcgraw-Hill/Irwin, (16th edition).
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