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: 419.530.2439

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Rick Goheen joined the College of Law faculty in 2007. He previously served as reference librarian, interim head of information access, and head of reference at the University of Cincinnati from 1995 to 2001. From 2001-07, Dean Goheen was the founding associate director for public services at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minnesota. He served as treasurer of the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL) from 2009-17 and then as president in 2018-19.

As director of the LaValley Law Library, Dean Goheen manages the College of Law's legal information resources, supports educational technology throughout the college, teaches Advanced Legal Research, and perhaps most importantly, works to provide a comfortable and conducive study environment for students of all backgrounds as they learn the law.

Outside the law school, his personal passions include school sports photography and all forms of jazz, from traditional to fusion, contemporary and beyond. Dean Goheen holds a B.A. from the University of Toledo, a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati, and an M.S.L.S. from the University of Kentucky.

Last Updated: 6/27/22