Christopher D. Galanos

Access and Operations Librarian
Teaching Assistant Professor, Law Library


Christopher D. Galanos joined the Jenner Law Library as a Teaching Assistant Professor and the Access and Operations Librarian in June of 2022. In this role, he manages the library’s Circulation Department. Professor Galanos also teaches Legal Research in the College of Law’s first-year curriculum.

Before joining the Jenner Law Library, Professor Galanos spent three years as a Reference Librarian and Lecturer at the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. In addition to providing research and reference services to the Moritz community, Professor Galanos taught Legal Analysis and Writing I (legal research and objective writing) and Legal Analysis and Writing II (legal research and persuasive writing).

Prior to shifting his career towards law librarianship in 2018, Professor Galanos practiced law in Central Illinois for ten years. His practice was primarily focused on civil litigation, where he represented doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other parties in state and federal court.

Professor Galanos is admitted to the bar (inactive status) in Illinois and Missouri.


MPAL, The Ohio State University
JD, MSLIS University of Illinois
BA Southern Illinois University


Legal Research