Stephanie Edwards

Stephanie EdwardsCollection Services Librarian

Contact Information

401-254-4539sedwards@rwu.eduOffice 127


Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College
M.A., Bryn Mawr College
M.S., Drexel University
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

In addition to a research background in humanities and languages and a Master’s degree in Information Science, Stephanie has experience in archival management (including digital archives), technology, management of electronic resources, strong editorial and writing skills; and some reading knowledge of several languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Latin and Greek). Stephanie has worked at the Roger Williams University Law Library for 25 years. Her other interests include reading, hiking, and gardening.

Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.


After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.


Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.


Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.