Executive Lecturer to Discuss Leadership and Negotiation

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:35 PM
Category: School of Business

Macon, GA

The University of Georgia's Peter J. Shedd, a noted scholar in the legal and regulatory environment of business and business law, will discuss "Negotiate or Lead: What to Do and When?" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the banquet hall of the Professional Sciences and Conference Center on the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State College. Shedd is this year's speaker for the Executive Lecture Series, sponsored by the Middle Georgia State School of Business. His talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call 478-471-2724 or email vanessa.svensson@maconstate.edu.

Shedd received his 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, where he is Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies. He has written numerous articles and two leading textbooks in the areas of the legal and regulatory environment of business and business law.

Shedd 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, Shedd 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. He 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. Shedd is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He is an experienced mediator and arbitrator.