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Douglas W. Lind

Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law


Courses Taught:

508 - Advanced Electronic Legal Research
503A - Lawyering Skills I
504A - Lawyering Skills II


Professor Douglas Lind joined the faculty in 2007. He received a B.A. degree in political science from Purdue University, a J.D. degree from Valparaiso University, and an M.I.L.S. from The University of Michigan. Prior to coming to Southern Illinois University School of Law, Professor Lind was the Head of Collection Development at Georgetown University School of Law Library where he also taught Advanced Legal Research and Seminar Research Methods.  His writing and research interests focus on the history of the American publishing industry in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. He is currently compiling and annotating a sourcebook of period pamphlets relating to Lincoln’s suspension of the writ of habeas corpus.

In his free time, Professor Lind is an avid runner.





Room 175A
Lesar Law Building
Mailcode 6804
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8713