Candle Wester received her J.D. from the University of Nebraska and her M.S.L.I.S from the University of Illinois. Ms. Wester joined the Law Library faculty as the Assistant Director for Faculty Services in 2012.
Prior to joining the USC faculty, Ms. Wester was the Access Services Librarian at Southern Illinois School of Law Library. In addition to her position in the library, she taught in the first-year legal research and writing program and co-taught an advanced legal research course.
Since 2005, Ms. Wester has been a member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She is also a member of the Alpha Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, an international library and information science honor society, which was established at the Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois, in 1948.
Her scholarly interests include bioethics, mentoring, law library management, and intellectual property.