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Cecelia Harper

Cecelia Harper

Lecturer in Management
Law, Communication, and Ethics


Bachelor of Arts, Purdue University, 2013
Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University Law School, 2016


Introducing Cecelia Neihouser Harper, an energetic force lecturing in areas of business and real estate law at the Daniels School of Business at Purdue University since 2021. Hailing from a quaint small town, Cecelia brings a down-to-earth charm and a love for the law into her classroom. With years of experience as a practicing attorney, Cecelia has a particular passion for making complex legal concepts come alive for students to provide them a competitive edge personally and professionally.

Outside of academia, Cecelia cherishes moments spent outdoors with her husband and kids, whether it's enjoying the backyard or farming. With her warm demeanor and genuine passion for both law and life, Professor Harper isn't just a lecturer – she's a legal trailblazer on a mission to make law as inviting as a sunny day on the farm!

Indiana Super Lawyer

2023, 2024: Link for 2023 Award and Article:

BCOM Lecturers Search Committee

Fall 2023, Spring 2024

Commencement College Marshall for DSB

Winter 2023, Spring 2024

Purdue Lecturer Review Committee

Fall 2023, Spring 2024

  • MGMT 254 (Spring 2024)
  • MGMT 375 (Spring 2024)
  • MGMT 455 (Fall 2023)
  • MGMT 456 (Spring 2024)
  • MGMT 634 (Fall 2023)
  • AGEC 330 (Spring 2022)
  • AGEC 425 (Fall 2021)

Office: KRAN 501

Quick links

Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

Business Law, Contract Law, Real Estate