Lee Peoples, Director and 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 the impact of technology on legal research, the judiciary, and the law. He has published articles, books, and book chapters on these topics. He is a co-founding editor of the Legal Information and Technology eJournal on SSRN. He teaches 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 is past president of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries and recent past president of the Mid-America Law Library Consortium.
He served as the Director of International Programs for the School of Law from 2007-2010. In that position, he developed the innovative Certificate in American Law Program. Prior to his appointment as Law Library Director in 2010, he served as Associate Director, Associate Director for Faculty and Research Services, and Head of Reference Services. 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 Director 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-America 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.
Cindy Elbah, Administrative Assistant
Education: Northeastern State University
Background: Cindy is an Oklahoma native who started her career in financial accounting at the Bank of Oklahoma. She has over fourteen years of experience in banking and financial accounting.