Filippa Marullo Anzalone has served as both Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Library and Technology Services at Boston College Law School since August 2002. Professor Anzalone currently teaches an upper-level course, which she designed, Mindfulness & Contemplative Practices for Lawyers. She has taught Semester in Practice, Art Law, and Advanced Legal Research. Professor Anzalone is also a meditation instructor (MBSR and MIEA certified) with current research interests in student formation and legal education. She is active in both the Law School and University communities.
Before joining Boston College Law School, Filippa Marullo Anzalone spent almost eleven years at Northeastern University School of Law School. When she left the Northeastern University School of Law Library, Filippa was Professor of Law and Director of Information and Research Services. Professor Anzalone had served as Acting Dean of the Northeastern University Libraries for the 2000/2001 academic year.
Prior to entering academic law librarianship, Filippa Marullo Anzalone was director of the law library at the Boston law firm of Bingham, Dana & Gould. She has also worked as a research librarian at Dike, Bronstein, Roberts, Cushman & Pfund, as a public library administrator at the Cambridge Public Library, and as the head children's librarian in the Medford Public Library. Her other jobs have included working at the counter in an Italian bakery, as a nursing home aide, and as a babysitter. Her favorite job (pre-library) was, without a doubt, working in the bakery.
Professor Anzalone has published many articles, book chapters, book reviews, and opinion pieces. She has served as a panelist and chaired several programs at recent AALL and AALS conferences, and she has participated in numerous ABA, AALS, and NEASC site evaluations of law schools. Additionally, she has served as a consultant to several law school libraries as well as lectured, both in the United States and abroad, on mindfulness, art and cultural property, leadership, and management.
Professor Anzalone received an A.B. from Smith College in 1975, a M.S.L.S. from Simmons College Graduate School of Library Science in 1977, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1985.Research Interests
Mindfulness, Student Formation, Legal Education
A.B., Smith College
M.S.L.S., Simmons College
J.D., Suffolk University