Peter Gabel

Peter Gabel

Peter Gabel, Ph.D., (born January 28, 1947) is an American law academic and associate editor of "Tikkun". He was a founder of the Institute for Labor and Mental Health in Oakland, California.


Early life and education

He is the son of the late Arlene Francis and Martin Gabel. He received his B.A. (1968) and J.D. (1972) from Harvard University and received his Ph.D. from the Wright Institute in 1981.


Gabel taught law at Boalt Law School (on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley) and the University of Minnesota before becoming a law professor at New College of California School of Law for 30 years. He also served as New College's president for 20 years.

Published works

*"The bank teller and other essays on the politics of meaning" (Acada Books/New College of California Press, 2000)


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