Jeffrey Boles

Associate Professor
Department Chair
Academic Director, Experiential Learning

  • Legal Studies in Business
Office: Alter Hall 414
Phone: 215.204.4145

Dr. Jeffrey R. Boles joins the Fox School from the prestigious international law firm Dechert LLP, where he served as a white collar and securities litigation associate. He has worked there since 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Boles had a judicial externship with U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken, and an internship with the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender.

Dr. Boles has been an adjunct faculty member for the Temple University Honors Program, where he taught criminal behavior and moral, social and cultural psychology to undergraduate students. Dr. Boles is an excellent teacher and was recently named Temple’s Honors Professor of the Year.

Dr. Boles earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from Temple, a master’s and PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and his Juris Doctor degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law. From 2001 to 2002, Dr. Boles was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of British Columbia, where he researched legal and moral reasoning, and cognition and culture.