Glen-Peter Ahlers, Sr.

Glen-Peter Ahlers, Sr.
Professor of Law


(321) 206-5701


BA, University of New Mexico
MLS, University of South Florida
JD, Washburn University of Topeka

Classes Taught

Advanced Legal Research
Legal Research and Writing


Professor Glen-Peter Ahlers joined the Barry faculty in June 2002. He served as Associate Dean for Information Services through July 2010, overseeing the law library and technology functions on campus. Professor Ahlers has worked in all types of libraries beginning with a stint as a student assistant in second grade. Over half of his forty years of library experience is in law school libraries, including more than a dozen years as a law school library director at the District of Columbia and University of Arkansas Schools of Law.

Professor Ahlers has served as President of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, and the Mid-America Law School Library Consortium. He was technical editor of the *Washburn Law Review* and has contributed articles to other law journals. In 2002, he published *The History of Law School Libraries in the United States: From Laboratory to Cyberspace* (William S. Hein & Co.) and supplemented his three-volume set on election law. Professor Ahlers also co-authored a book on notary law and served as the Executive Director of Scribes, which was founded to improve legal writing.

Ahlers is licensed to practice law in Kansas, Washington D.C., and before the U.S. Military Court of Appeals.

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