Lori L. Fossum

Reference/National Security and Foreign Relations Librarian
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052


Lori Fossum joined the Jacob Burns Law Library in 2011 as Reference Librarian/National Security & U.S. Foreign Relations. Prior to her arrival at GW Law, she was employed by the University of Washington’s Gallagher Law Library as a reference librarian. She completed a fellowship in law librarianship at the University of Arizona in 2008 after clerking for the North Dakota Supreme Court. She is admitted to the North Dakota State Bar and is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries.


BS, Moorhead State University; MA, University of St. Thomas; MA, University of North Dakota; MA, University of Arizona; JD, University of North Dakota