About Filippa Marullo Anzalone
Filippa Marullo Anzalone has served as Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Library and Technology Services at Boston College Law School since August 2002. Professor Anzalone teaches an Art Law seminar and also teaches Advanced Legal Research. Besides Art Law, legal education, higher education management, and law library leadership are of particular interest to her.
Before joining Boston College Law School, Filippa Marullo Anzalone was at Northeastern University School of Law School for almost eleven years. When she left Northeastern University School of Law School Library, Filippa was Professor of Law and Director of Information and Research Services. Professor Anzalone had served as Acting Dean of the Northeastern University Libraries for the 2000/2001 academic year.
Prior to entering academic law librarianship, Filippa Marullo Anzalone was director of the law library at the Boston law firm of Bingham, Dana and Gould (now Bingham McCutcheon). She has also worked as a research librarian at Dike, Bronstein, Roberts, Cushman & Pfund, as a public library administrator at the Cambridge Public Library, and as the head children's librarian in the Medford Public Library. Before her academic career, Professor Anzalone spent time working summers in the Medford Public Library during her undergraduate years. Her other jobs have included working as a counter girl in an Italian bakery, as a nursing home aide, and as a babysitter. Her favorite job (pre-library) was, without a doubt, working in the bakery.
Professor Anzalone has published many articles, book chapters, book reviews and opinion pieces. She is active in the both the Law School and University communities. Professor Anzalone has served as a panelist and chaired several programs at recent AALL and AALS conferences and she has participated in numerous ABA, AALS, and NEASC site evaluations of law schools. She has served as a consultant to a number of law school libraries and she has lectured both in the United States and abroad on leadership and management issues.
Professor Anzalone received an A.B. from Smith College in 1975, a M.S.L.S. from Simmons College Graduate School of Library Science in 1977, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1985.
- Fall 2016: No courses taught
- Spring 2017: Semester in Practice, Semester in Practice Seminar
Filippa Marullo Anzalone
Boston College Law Library
885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Articles & Book Reviews (46)
Zen and the Art of Multitasking: Mindfulness for Law Librarians Law Library Journal (2015)
Professor Anzalone explains what mindfulness is and how it can help law librarians thrive in their professional and personal lives. The demands on law librarians are tremendous, and the constant juggling of job responsibilities often ...
Servant Leadership: A New Model for Law Library Leaders Law Library Journal (2007)
Professor Anzalone introduces servant leadership, an approach to leadership whose principles have been successfully employed in the management of both profit and nonprofit organizations. She suggests that servant leadership, conceptualized almost forty years ago and ...
It All Begins With You: Improving Law School Learning Through Professional Self-Awareness and Critical Reflection Hamline Law Review (2001)
From the author's introduction: This paper grows out of my reflections on my own introduction to learning theory. In it, I hope to accomplish two things. First, I present a modest proposal for becoming a ...