Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Associate Dean, International Relations
Associate Professor of Law
Tel. 714.444.4141 ext. 110
Building One, Room 110
Dean Peeler joined the law faculty in 1995 after serving as a Visiting Professor at San Jose State University. For six years beginning in 2002, he served the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and he has been a law school administrator since that time. His interests include comparative law and comparative legal systems, and he has focused much of his attention to developing foreign study opportunities and exchange programs. He was recently appointed Assistant Dean for Internationalization, and in that capacity he oversees all foreign study programs including a summer program in China, Israel, France, Mexico and Spain. Dean Peeler initiated the programs in France, Mexico and Spain, and each summer he directs and teaches in the programs in France and Spain. He is the Director of Whittier Law School’s LL.M. Program in U.S. Legal Studies which is designed exclusively for foreign educated lawyers. He teaches the required courses for that program as serves as a mentor to the international students.