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Amanda  Watson


Amanda Watson

Director of the O'Quinn Law Library, Assistant Professor of Law

B.A., Mississippi University for Women
J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law
M.I.S., Florida State University

Watson joined the Law Center faculty as director of the O'Quinn Law Library and assistant professor of law after a seven-year stint at the Tulane University School of Law library where she served as associate director and adjunct associate professor. Her career also includes many years as Manager of Information Services at Phelps Dunbar, LLP, serving as State Librarians of Mississippi, and a clerkship at the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

She teaches in the areas of advanced legal research and employment law. Her scholarship focuses on library information services and employment discrimination. Watson has participated in library conferences and co-authored "Understanding and Utilizing Digital Authentication, in Digital Rights Management: The Librarian's Guide." She is a member of numerous associations, including the International Legal Technology Association, American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association.