Courses: Legal Research
Expertise: Legal Research, Library Science, Lawyer Professionalism, Research Methods
Phebe Huderson-Poydras is the director of library services and serves on the faculty at the Southern University Law Center, where she is responsible for the overall management of the library and its staff. Prior to coming to SULC, she was the founding associate dean for library affairs and an assistant professor of law at Indiana Tech Law School. She was also previously the director of the Florida A& M University College of Law Library. She has taught Professionalism, Advanced Legal Research, Legal Research and Legal Methods. Poydras received a Master in Library and Information Science from Louisiana State University in 1998 and a Juris Doctor from the Southern University Law Center in 1995.
Professor Poydras is both active professionally and in the community. She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries where she has served on various committees. She is also a past member of Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries and Southeastern Association of Law Libraries in which she also served on various committees. She is a former president of the Zonta Club of Fort Wayne, former member of the Executive Board of the Fort Wayne Chapter of the NAACP and member of the Women in the NAACP (WIN). She has also served on Fort Wayne’s Arts United Board and volunteered for several committees.