Deborah Schander, Director of the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Law Library and Associate Professor of Law, joined the Seton Hall Law School faculty in 2019. She directs all operations of the Law Library, including personnel, facilities, the library collection, and research instruction and support. Professor Schander holds a J.D. and an M.L.I.S. from Florida State University (2007) and a B.A. in English from Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD (2003). Her areas of expertise include legal research instruction, foreign and international legal research, legal information literacy, and library outreach.
She is an active member of regional and national law library associations at both the committee and special interest section levels. She is past chair of the Professional Engagement, Growth, and Advancement special interest section of the American Association of Law Libraries and past president of the Atlanta Law Libraries Association. Professor Schander has written and spoken on a variety of topics, including legal research instruction, professional development, and student outreach.
Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Professor Schander was Associate Director of the Law Library and Lecturer in Law at Vanderbilt University’s Alyne Queener Massey Law Library in Nashville, TN and a librarian and member of the faculty at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, GA.