Michele started as a Reference Librarian at the LRC in 2012 and became Head of Collection Services in 2018. She manages LRC purchases and subscriptions and selects materials for faculty, staff, and student research. She practiced law as an Illinois Assistant State Appellate Defender for four years before focusing on librarianship.
Michele is a student in the Pacific University MFA in Writing Program, with a focus on fiction. She holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Washington. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, swimming, reading, writing, and cheering for the Michigan Wolverines. Go Blue!