Najarian Peters is the inaugural Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Institute for Privacy Protection.
She has been named a 2019-2020 Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Professor Peters joined the Institute for Privacy Protection in 2017 and spearheaded the creation and development of the Institute’s programs, and developed its structure. Professor Peters is currently developing programs for the Institute focused on government and corporations. Additionally, Professor Peters teaches the course Blockchain, Intellectual Property and the Law. She is currently developing a research agenda around privacy, parenting, personhood, corporate governance and compliance. Prior to joining Seton Hall, Professor Peters held positions in research compliance, healthcare compliance, and privacy in both private and public organizations including Panasonic N.A., Rutgers School of Biomedical Health Sciences, and Weill Cornell Medical School.
Professor Peters earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Xavier University of Louisiana and her Juris Doctor 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 and the Catholic intellectual tradition. Professor Peters received Graduate Certifications in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law and Policy Compliance and Healthcare Compliance from Seton Hall Law School.