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Ashley Russell

Assistant Director of Law Library Public Services; Director of Student Life


School of Law


Email: Ashley Russell


Ashley Russell is the Assistant Director of Law Library Public Services at the University of Dayton School of Law Zimmerman Law Library and the Director of Student Life at the law school. Prior to her new role at UDSL, she was an Adjunct Professor and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Academic Success Program, teaching courses such as Learning Skills Lab, Criminal Law Lab, and a skills-focused Remedies course. She currently teaches Advanced Legal Analysis and Remedies.

Professor Russell graduated with her Masters of Science in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. She received her law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University.

Before joining UDSL, she was a Research Consultant for LexisNexis, a computer assisted legal research company. She taught students, faculty and attorneys how to conduct effective online legal research.

Professor Russell can be reached by email at


M.S., Library Science, University of Kentucky, 2019
J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 2009
B.A., Michigan State University, 2004