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Najarian Peters   

Najarian Peters (Jari)

Assistant Professor Institute for Privacy Protection

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame | B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel:  973-642-8864
  • Courses:

  • Blockchain, the Law, and Intellectual Property

Najarian Peters, Esq., is Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Privacy Protection. In 2017 Professor Peters joined the Institute for Privacy Protection and spearheaded the Institute’s programs and developed its structure, including the establishment and maturation of its School Outreach Program. The School Outreach Program is currently functioning in five schools in New Jersey and New York and received national attention in the Washington Post, CBS News, and Common Sense Media. In the spring of 2018, Professor Peters co-founded the Municipal Privacy Task Force which will focus on local governmental privacy issues in New Jersey. Professor Peters is currently developing programs for the Institute focused on government and corporations. Additionally, Professor Peters developed and will be teaching a new course called Blockchain, the Law, and Intellectual Property. Her research agenda focuses on privacy, localism, and compliance.

Professor Peters earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Xavier University of Louisiana and her Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School where she received the Joseph Ciraolo Memorial Award, Africana Studies Book Award, and a fellowship at the Center for Social Concerns. As a Graduate Fellow at the Center for Social Concerns Professor Peters created and taught the multi-disciplinary undergraduate seminar, Environmental Justice and Human Rights in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which examined the intersectionality of race, class, and environmental justice informed by Catholic social thought. Professor Peters received Graduate Certifications in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law and Policy Compliance and Healthcare Compliance from Seton Hall Law School.