Thomas "T.J." Striepe

Associate Director for Research Services

B.A., University of Iowa
J.D., Arizona State University
M.A., University of Arizona


1L Legal Research
Advanced Legal Research
Business Law Research
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Biographical Information: 

Thomas "T.J." Striepe joined the staff of the University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library in 2011 as faculty services librarian. In 2018 he was named the Associate Director for Research Services. He serves as the primary liaison between the law library and the faculty. He facilitates research requests from faculty, staff, and administration.  He is an active member of American Association of Law Libraries and the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, serving on chair of multiple committees and presenting frequently at their annual conferences. 

Striepe came to UGA from the University of Arizona College of Law Library, where he was a Law Librarian Fellow and performed numerous research projects for law professors, taught legal research to law students and drafted research guides on Arizona law in addition to other duties. He has also served as an associate attorney with the firm Courey, Kosanda & Zimmer in Minnesota.

He earned his bachelor's degree with honors from the University of Iowa and his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Arizona State University, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. He then earned his master's degree in information resources and library science from the University of Arizona.