Professor Raquel Gabriel has been teaching at CUNY Law since 2000, when she joined the community as a member of the Legal Research faculty, and is excited to lead the library into the future in her new role as the Director of the Law Library. Before coming to CUNY, she worked in a variety of library settings, including academic, private, and public libraries in the Washington D.C. and New York City metropolitan areas. An active member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), she often presents on matters regarding diversity and teaching legal research. From 2010 – 2013 she penned a series of columns in Law Library Journal geared towards exploring diversity issues in the law library profession. Professor Gabriel will be profiled in the forthcoming book, Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in American Association of Law Libraries (2nd ed). She received her B.A. from American University, her J.D. from Howard University School of Law and her M.L.S. from Rutgers University.

Raquel Gabriel

Why I Teach at CUNY Law?

"Teaching at CUNY Law gives me the chance to watch amazing individuals transform into lawyers dedicated to social justice and energizes my commitment to help them in any way I can."

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