Jane Bahnson

Head, Research and Instruction
Senior Lecturing Fellow

  • Email: bahnson@law.duke.edu
    Room: 3203
    Phone: 919-613-7113
    210 Science Drive
    Box 90361
    Durham, NC 27708-0361


Jane P. Bahnson joined the Goodson Law Library in July 2010. She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and practiced law after graduation in a large California law firm in the areas of products liability and business law. She later received her M.S.L.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Bahnson holds a B.S. in Nutrition Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and prior to entering law, she worked at the National Institutes of Health as a Clinical Research Dietitian. She co-authored a chapter on nutritional supportive care for a medical textbook on pediatric oncology.

Ms. Bahnson co-teaches a section of Legal Analysis, Research and Writing and coordinates the Library's Empirical Legal Research Program. She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the California State Bar. Ms. Bahnson’s research interests include legal protections governing genetic information and medical information privacy.