April Hathcock received her J.D., as well as an LL.M in International and Comparative Law, from Duke in 2007. She received her M.L.I.S. from the University of South Florida in 2013. Ms. Hathcock joined the Law Library faculty as a Reference Librarian in 2013.
Immediately following law school, Ms. Hathcock worked as a litigation associate for Latham & Watkins, LLP in Los Angeles, CA. She specialized in antitrust and securities litigation and dedicated her pro bono time to working on political asylum special education cases. While at Duke, Ms. Hathcock served as an editor for the Journal of Law & Contemporary Problems and as an executive member of the Moot Court Board. While completing her library degree, Ms. Hathcock worked as an instructional support specialist and adjunct ethics instructor at St. Petersburg College in Tampa, FL, assisting students with their writing and research and teaching a core-curricular applied ethics course.
Ms. Hathcock teaches in the first-year Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing program. Her scholarly interests include international and comparative law and educational technology.