Casandra (Cas) Laskowski (re-)joined the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library at the University of Arizona on March 1, 2021 as the Technology & Empirical Services Librarian. Cas comes from the Goodson Law Library at Duke University School of Law where she has been the Technology and Research Services Librarian and Lecturing Fellow since December 2016. Her areas of interest and expertise include ethical implications of artificial intelligence, privacy, censorship, A2J, and the intersection of national security and individual liberty.
Cas is currently pursuing a masters degree in geospatial information systems and technology. She received her Master’s in Library Science here and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2015. Prior to pursuing her career as a law librarian, Cas worked as a geospatial analyst in the United States Army and served a fifteen-month tour of duty in Iraq. She is a an IBM and IDEO trained design thinking facilitator, and has facilitated workshops addressing human trafficking, student wellness, and open access to the law.
Cas is active in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Southeastern Assn of Law Libraries (SEALL). She has served in a variety of leadership positions such as Treasurer of SEALL, Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion standing committee of AALL, and Chair of the Latino Caucus of AALL.
- P.S.M North Carolina State University
- M.L.I.S. University of Arizona
- J.D. University of Maryland
- B.A. Florida International University