Kris Turner began working at the Law School Library in January 2012 as a Circulation Assistant and Daytime Supervisor, and also worked as the Reference and Technology Services Librarian and the Head of Reference before becoming the Associate Director of Public Services. Kris is responsible for managing the reference and circulation departments and enhancing the legal research services that the library offers or may offer in the future. Kris also works with emerging technology and with faculty in preserving their scholarship in the UW Law School Digital Repository. Kris also teaches Law Practice Technologies, a course focused on the use of tech in law firm offices.
Previously, Kris worked at Madison Public Library for three and a half years, and at the Forest Products Laboratory Library, located on UW-Madison's campus. He also worked in a busy bankruptcy and personal injury law firm in downtown Chicago and as a teacher in Evanston, Illinois and Novi, Michigan.
In his free time, Kris enjoys traveling, trivia, reading all kinds of books, and going to concerts.