Cornell Law School
380 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901
Alison is currently Research & Instructional Law Librarian (Foreign, Comparative & International Law) and teaches both introductory and advanced legal research courses (including Foreign, Comparative & International Legal Research) to J.D. and L.L.M. students. Alison enjoys providing research assistance and instruction in all areas of the law, but her specialties include the European Union, British and Irish law, arbitration, and international economic law. Before moving to Cornell in 2018, she was the Head of Reference/Foreign & International Specialist and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.
She has been involved with various library associations including the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the American Library Association’s International Relations Roundtable (IRRT), the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL), the International Association of Law Librarians (IALL), and International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). Alison is a former Chair of AALL’s Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section, and has coordinated, moderated, and spoken at a number of professional librarian association conferences over the past 12 years.
Alison graduated with a B.A. from Boston University (2004), and a joint J.D./M.S.L.S. from The Catholic University of America (2007).