Michelle Dewey

Michelle Dewey

Reference and Electronic Services Librarian

Mercer University School of Law

Michelle Hook Dewey received her Master of Library & Information Science degree from the University of Illinois. She has a J.D. and an LL.M. in health law and policy from Southern Illinois University. Prior to coming to Mercer, Michelle was an assistant teaching professor at the University of Illinois. Before that, Michelle was a reference assistant and teaching fellow at S.I.U. While there, she was responsible for the design and teaching of an online legal research and writing course for S.I.U.’s Masters of Legal Studies program, assisting with the instruction and development of hybrid law classes and providing in-depth reference and research assistance to faculty and students. Michelle is passionate about the use of technology in teaching and research. In addition to developing several online legal research learning tools, Michelle has developed an expertise and research interest in the use of online technologies in the traditional classroom, hybrid teaching models, and the ABA’s approach to online learning.


  • LL.M., Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2012
  • M.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
  • J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 2006