Lauren M. Collins

Assistant Professor of Law

Law Library Director

Lauren Collins

Lauren M. Collins


J.D., University of North Carolina
M.S.I., University of Michigan
B.A., Howard University


Lauren M. Collins joined the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law Faculty in October of 2009. Prior to that, she was the Head of Reference Services at the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke University. She has held positions as a reference librarian at Duke, Wayne State University and the University of Miami.

Professor Collins received a M.S. in Information from the University of Michigan (2003), J.D. from the University of North Carolina (1994) and a B.A. in Communications from Howard University (1991). After graduating from law school, Professor Collins practiced employment and labor law in North Carolina and Michigan and provided anti-harassment training to union employees for a national law firm.

Professor Collins serves on the Publications Committee of the North Carolina State Bar. She is active in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), having served on national committees and as an officer at the local and national levels. Her work includes articles in AALL Spectrum and the North Carolina State Bar Journal. She has developed legal research lessons for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) on international legal research topics and cost effective legal research.


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Contact Information

Office: 231
Phone: 919-530-7711
Fax: 919-530-7926