Adam Crepelle

Assistant Professor of Law and Director, LEC Tribal Law & Economics Project

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  • Phone: 703-993-8330
  • Office: Room 312, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Adam Crepelle is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the LEC’s (Law & Economics Center) Tribal Law & Economics Program. Professor Crepelle is a Campbell Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In addition to his juris doctor, Professor Crepelle holds a master’s degree in public policy and a master of laws in indigenous peoples law and policy. He is a co-founder of the Gulf States American Indian Chamber of Commerce and a commissioner on the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence. Professor Crepelle is an enrolled citizen of the United Houma Nation. Professor Crepelle has been admitted to practice in federal, state, and tribal courts. He serves as an associate justice on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Court of Appeals. 

Professor Crepelle has published in both academic and popular journals. His research focuses on federal Indian law and policy, particularly tribal economic development and criminal justice. Professor Crepelle is also an award-winning filmmaker. His film, Indian Santa, screened at numerous venues including the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian. In 2019, Professor Crepelle was named one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s 40 under 40.