Peter Dreier is an American urban policy analyst, and Dr. E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, and director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, at Occidental College.
In November 2016 he was one of 200 professors added to the Professor Watchlist which works to “expose and document college professors who discriminate against conservative students.”
He graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in 1970, and from the University of Chicago with a Ph.D. in 1977. He was the Director of Housing at the Boston Redevelopment Authority and senior policy advisor to Boston Mayor Ray Flynn for 9 years.