Peter J. Shedd

University Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies

Additional Addresses
187 Milledge Terrace
Athens, GA 30606
Phone Numbers
Home 706-543-0360
Email Address
Websites
Work Website
Documents
Courses Taught
Curriculum Vita

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 and 2012 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

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
JD
  • Law
University of Georgia
1977
BBA
  • Marketing
University of Georgia
1974

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
University Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies 2009 to 2014
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
MBA Programs
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 Alaimo 1977 to 1978

Consulting

Company Location Year(s)
Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Atlanta, GA -
American Arbitration Association Atlanta, GA -
National Association of Securities Dealers London England -
Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ -

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
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

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
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 - University
University System of Georgia Advisory Committee on Alternate
Member 2003 - University
Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Executive Committee 1994 - 2000 Professional

Selected Publications

Books

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

Book Chapters

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