Subject Areas


MLIS, Wayne State University; B.A., University of Detroit Mercy

Leslie serves as the Teaching & Learning Services Librarian within TRU Services, the Librarian for Africana Studies and the Librarian for Education. She continues as Concurrent Associate Professional Specialist Faculty to the First Year of Studies. Recognized as an invaluable colleague throughout the University of Notre Dame, Leslie can be found creating teaching and learning opportunities for students, new faculty colleagues, and staff at the University of Notre Dame. She credits her background in higher education student affairs as the template for "Librarian as Educator & Innovator."

Professional Service
Black Faculty & Staff Association - University of Notre Dame, 2007 -
Advisory Board Member, Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL): Framework for Information Literacy, 2015 - 2017
President, Indiana Black Librarians Network- Affiliate, Black Caucus-American Library Association, 2014-2016

Community Service
Innovator's Thinkers Camp, Inc., 2009 -
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of St. Joseph County, South Bend, Indiana - Holy Cross Parish, 2012 -