Head of Reference
Office: Room 5328, Law School
Masters, Library Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
Secondary Teaching Certification, University of Michigan 2006
B.A., History and Political Science, University of Michigan, 2006
Kris Turner began working at the Law School Library in January 2012 as a Circulation Assistant and Daytime Supervisor, and also worked as the Reference and Technology Services Librarian before assuming the Head of Reference role. Kris is responsible for managing the reference desk and enhancing the legal research services that the library offers or may offer in the future. Kris also works with emerging technology and with faculty in preserving their scholarship in the upcoming UW Law Digital repository.
Previously, Kris worked at Madison Public Library for three and a half years, and at the Forest Products Laboratory Library, located on UW-Madison's campus. He also worked in a busy bankruptcy and personal injury law firm in downtown Chicago and as a teacher in Evanston, Illinois and Novi, Michigan.
In his free time, Kris enjoys traveling, trivia, reading all kinds of books, and going to concerts.