College of Law

Rick Goheen

Rick Goheen

Assistant Dean for the LaValley Law Library and
Associate Professor of Law

Office: LC 3009
Campus Phone: 419.530.2945
Fax Number: 419.530.2439

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Dean Goheen teaches Advanced Legal Research and has been director of the LaValley Law Library since 2007. He served as reference librarian, interim head of information access, and head of reference at the University of Cincinnati from 1995 to 2001. From 2001 to 2007, Dean Goheen was the founding associate director for public services at the University of St. Thomas’ Schoenecker Law Library in Minnesota. He served as treasurer of the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries from 2009 to 2017, chaired the host committee for ORALL's 2013 annual meeting in Toledo, and is currently ORALL’s Vice President and chair of its Education Committee. He becomes president of ORALL in October 2018.

His research interests include family law, juvenile law, and legislative history. He is co-editor of Academic Law Library Job Descriptions for Use with the AALL Salary Survey (published every two years and consulted by law librarians and their employers nationwide) and is working on a history of legal publishing in Ohio from 1795 to the present. Dean Goheen holds a BA from the University of Toledo, a JD from the University of Cincinnati, and an MSLS from the University of Kentucky.


Last Updated: 4/3/20