B.A., History, University of Michigan, 1978 M.L.S., University of Michigan, 1980 M.B.A., Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1988 J.D., Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, 1994

Academic interests

Professor Hook’s research interests include intellectual property law, the emerging field of legal informatics, electronic discovery, legal technology, professional ethics and issues related to the privacy and security of legal and health information.


INFO I330 Legal and Social Informatics of Security; INFO I470 Litigation Support Systems and Courtroom Presentations; INFO I445 Competitive Intelligence for Informatics I; INFO I550 Legal and Business Issues in Informatics, INFO I453 Computer and Information Ethics, INFO I410 Electronic Discovery, INFO I350 Foundations in Legal Informatics, NEWM N480 Technology and the Law. Also taught A303 Music and Decorative Arts in American Studies and two courses at the School of Law - intellectual property law and professional responsiblity.


February 2012 - admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States.


Professor Hook is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and the American Association for State and Local History. She is on the Editorial Boards for the AIPLA Quarterly Journal and Res Gestae, a member of the Advisory Committee for the International Legal Technology Standards Organization (ILTSO) and a member of the Board of Governors of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP). Professor Hook is the project director for a microfinance project in Calnali, Mexico, funded by the Rotary Club of Indianapolis and the IUPUI BiCCHEC Signature Center.

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