Lee Ryan

Lee Ryan

Librarian and Professor Emerita

Faculty Emeritus


Adjunct Professor Lee Ryan is a research librarian at USF's Dorraine Zief Law Library, where she provides research advice and assistance to students and faculty. She also teaches Global Legal Research and Taxation Research, trains first-year students in online legal research, presents research training sessions to advanced moot court teams and upper-division topical seminars, and serves as an advisor to the University of San Francisco Law Review. She has taught Advanced Legal Research and California Legal Research, and she has co-taught International Advocacy & Research. Before attending library school, she was a litigator at San Francisco’s McCutchen Doyle, Brown & Enersen. She is a member of the California bar, the American Association of Law Libraries, and the Northern California Association of Law Libraries.


  • BA, Yale University
  • JD, Yale University
  • MLIS, UC Berkeley