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CDR Preston De Jean Biography

Year Started



  • J.D. Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • LL.M. Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California
  • B.S. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana

Teaching Interests

  • Admiralty Law
  • Business Law
  • Transportation and Logistics

Research Interests

  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime Bankruptcy


Commander Preston De Jean is an Associate Professor of Business and Maritime Law in the Department of Marine Transportation, Business Division and is currently serving as the Assistant Academic Dean for Support Programs.  He is a former lieutenant colonel in the United States Army, having served on active and reserve status.  He is also a licensed attorney in the state of Louisiana, having practiced in tax matters, contracts, bankruptcy, and business consulting.

Updated: Friday, May 20, 2016
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