Lee Peoples, Associate Dean of Library and Technology & Frederick Charles Hicks Professor of Law
Education: B.A, M.L.I.S, and J.D. University of Oklahoma (semesters at Åarhus University, Denmark and Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Background: Professor Peoples’ research and scholarship is focused on tort law and the intersection of law and technology. He has published articles, books, and book chapters on these topics. He served as the School of Law's Interim Dean for the 2018 academic year. He founded the School's Norick Municipal Law Research Clinic, the first of its kind in the nation. He is a co-founding editor of the Legal Information and Technology eJournal and is an editorial board member of Legal Information Review. He teaches the Norick Municipal Law Research Clinic, advanced legal research classes and is a frequent lecturer in law school classes. Professor Peoples is active in professional organizations including the American Association of Law Libraries and Association of American Law Schools. He has served as president of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries and the Mid-America Law Library Consortium. Professor Peoples is active in his local community and currently serves as President of the Midtown Association and vice-chair of the City of Oklahoma City's Urban Design Commission. He is a member of the Oklahoma City Business Improvement District Board and the Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission. Before joining the faculty, Professor Peoples practiced law in Oklahoma City. He is admitted to practice in the State of Oklahoma, Western District of Oklahoma, and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jennifer Prilliman, Associate Dean for Administration and Distance Learning and Law Library Professor
Education: B.A. University of Central Oklahoma; J.D. University of Oklahoma; M.L.I.S. University of Oklahoma.
Background: Jennifer Prilliman’s research interests include legal information literacy and instruction, copyright law, open access, and ethics. While in law school she was a member of the Jessup moot court team, topic editor for the Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology, member of the Board of Advocates, and received the Dean’s Award for Advocacy. She is an active member in the Oklahoma Bar Association, serving as the Co-Chair of the statewide Law Day committee. She is also a member of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court, American Bar Association, Vice-President of the Mid-American Association of Law Libraries and a member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She was selected to participate in the Oklahoma Bar Association 2013-2014 Leadership Academy.
Katherine Witzig, Library and Administrative Assistant
Education: B.A. University of Central Oklahoma
Background: Inspired by a love of knowledge, for both its intricacies and its valuable element of personal empowerment, Katherine has worked in both academic and public libraries in various capacities over the past ten years. Most recently, she worked as an Access Specialist II at the Metropolitan Library System's busy Edmond branch. While there, she graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a B.A. of English and a minor in Spanish. Her greatest joy is helping others use information resources to shape their own futures.