Dana Neacsu is a lecturer in law at Columbia University and a reference librarian at the Arthur W. Diamond Law Library. In the spring, she also co-teaches Environmental Law and Policy at Barnard College with Dr. Peter Bower. Their book, Introduction to U.S. Law, Policy and Research – An Environmental Perspective is available both in print and online from Vandeplass Publishing.
Dana has an LL.B. from Bucharest School of Law, a D.E.A from Caen-France, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, an M.L.S. from the City University of New York, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Her Ph.D. thesis focused on the impact of fake news, Political Satire and Political News: Entertaining, Accidentally Reporting or Both? The Case of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Every fall semester Dana co-teaches introductory legal research classes in the 1L-Legal Practice Workshop and LLM Legal Research and Writing. In addition, she conducts a weekly case law research workshop. In the spring, as needed, she participates in the library team-taught Advance Legal Research seminar.