Subject Areas


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

Leslie serves the Hesburgh Libraries as an Associate Faculty Librarian. She is the Teaching & Learning Services Librarian within TRU Services, the librarian for Africana Studies & Education and the librarian for the Women of Walsh Hall. She continues to serve as a 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 and new colleagues. Leslie credits her background in higher education student affairs and higher education service as the template for Librarian as Educator & Innovator. A publication is in the works of her many years of service as the First Year of Studies Librarian.

Professional Service
Academic Libraries of Indiana: Chair, Information Literacy Commitee, 2016-2018
Black Faculty & Staff Association - University of Notre Dame
Advisory Board Member, Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL): Framework for Information Literacy
President, Indiana Black Librarians Network- Affiliate, Black Caucus-American Library Association, 2014-2016

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