Courtney Selby joined the Hofstra Law administration in May of 2011. She received her B.A. in sociology from the University of Tulsa, a Master's of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, and a J.D. from the University of Tulsa. Following law school, she served as the Collection Development and Instructional Services librarian and Legal Research Instructor at the University of Tulsa for 9 years, earning recognition both for her teaching and work in the field of law librarianship. She is actively involved in the American Association of Law Libraries, serving in a number of leadership roles in several of the association's special interest sections, and continues to publish in the areas of legal research and law librarianship.
In addition to her work in the law library and in information technology, Professor Selby teaches advanced legal research courses for the law school with an emphasis in developing both strategy-based and practice-ready research skills for a new generation of legal professionals.