Welcome new law librarians
Susan Azyndar joins the Kresge Law Library from Ohio State, where she served as a reference librarian for over eight years. She also taught Legal Analysis and Writing I, Business and Tax Legal Research, and Researching Client Matters. Susan earned her J.D. from the University of Arizona and practiced at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before attending the University of Washington's law librarianship program. Susan is active in professional organizations, serving as treasurer for the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries and chair of the Copyright Committee of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Peter Hook has been an information professional for over twenty years. He earned a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Kansas, and also has a Ph.D. in Information Visualization. He has been an academic law librarian at the University of Illinois, Indiana University, Bloomington, and Cornell University. He also spent three years teaching library and information science on the faculty of Wayne State University. Peter has an active research agenda in which he uses visualization and data analytic techniques to make explicit the rich intellectual infrastructures of the law (e.g. Topic and Key Number system). Peter’s wife Maggie is a Double Domer and they have two children, Amelia and David. He looks forward to providing Library services to students and faculty, and teaching legal research.