We are pleased to introduce you to Carissa Vogel! Carissa is our new Assistant Director for Research and Instruction and a Lecturer in Law. She spent several years in practice in California before deciding to become an academic law librarian. She holds an M.L.I.S. from the University of Washington, a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire, and a B.A. from the University of California – Berkeley. Carissa taught first-year legal research courses, legal research for LL.M.students, sections of Advanced Legal Research, and Prepare to Practice sessions on Intellectual Property legal research in her previous position at Columbia Law School. She has been published in several library publications and is an active member of AALL, the American Association of Law Libraries.