Melissa M. Hyland

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law & Reference and Faculty Research Services Librarian

Work
(919) 962-1605
Office
4030 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research

Biography

Melissa Hyland is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and the Reference and Faculty Research Services Librarian at the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research and focuses her reference work on faculty research services. Her research interests include legal history, rare books, and researching foreign and international law.

Hyland attended UNC School of Law where she was publications editor for the First Amendment Law Review and graduated with honors. She earned her M.S.L.S. at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science. After law school, she practiced law at Moore & Van Allen, PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Education

  • M.S., Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017)
  • J.D. (Honors), Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013)
  • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), History , University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2009)