Michelle T. Cosby Receives the AALL Minority Leadership Development Award

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2011

Michelle T. Cosby, Faculty Services Librarian for the NCCU Law Library, was named as this year’s recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Minority Leadership Development Award. The award honors librarians demonstrating leadership potential in law librarianship while in the early stages of their career.

Michelle Cosby

Michelle T. Cosby

Cosby participates in teaching the legal research component of Legal Research and Analysis and Legal Research and Persuasion.  Additionally, she manages the Library Research Assistant Program and the library’s faculty liaison program.

“I am honored to receive this award.  It is a milestone in my career as a law librarian and I am happy that I completed it at NCCU” said Michelle Cosby.

The recipient of the Minority Leadership Development Award receives assistance with travel and lodging for the AALL Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, and will be on an AALL committee for the 2012 term.

Cosby has a J.D. and a M.L.S. from Indiana University – Bloomington; and a B.A. in sociology from Butler University.  Prior to becoming the Faculty Services Librarian in May 2010, she served as a Reference Librarian at the University of Kentucky and Information Services Librarian at the University of Miami.