Heather Kushnerick

Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist

  • B.A. University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.A. University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.L.S. University of North Texas

Areas of Expertise

Legal Research
Texas Legal History


Office: 2011 (Library)

Heather Kushnerick joined South Texas College of Law Houston in 2008 as the Special Collections Librarian. She previously worked in museums and taught history at several community colleges in north Texas. Heather develops and oversees the Library’s rare books collection, manuscript collections, digital collections, and the College archive. In addition, she is part of the reference staff and conducts legal research workshops. She is a Certified Archivist.

Heather holds memberships and is active in many professional organizations, including Houston Area Law Librarians (HALL), Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (SWALL), American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA), Society of American Archivist (SAA), and the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA).