Ryan Valentin returns as a Visiting Professor to teach legal research to first-year law students. He served on UK Law's faculty from 2008 - 2016 as Head of Public Services. Before his first stay at UK Law, he clerked for Judge Douglas S. Mitchell of the Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene, Oregon, and practiced law in Florida. Professor Valentin earned a JD from the University of Oregon in 2004 and an MLIS from Florida State University in 2007.
Outside the library, his interests include tennis, jazz, and travel.