Charles Bjork joined the Georgetown Law Library as an International and Foreign Law Reference Librarian in 2014 after obtaining his master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois in 2013. While pursuing his library degree, he worked at the Jenner Library at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he developed and presented lectures for the Advanced Legal Research course and created an online guide to European Union law.

At Georgetown, Professor Bjork provides legal research instruction for the Global Law Scholars Program, the Harrison Institute for Public Law’s Policy Clinic, and for the following seminar courses: Comparative Tax Law, Taxation in the European Union, and U.S. and International Customs Law. Professor Bjork is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the International Association of Law Libraries, the American Society of International Law, and the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.

Prior to entering the field of law librarianship, Professor Bjork spent nearly two decades in private practice in Chicago. He has a B.A. in political science (with a minor in Russian studies) from the University of Illinois (1990) and a J.D. from Northwestern University (1993). He is a member of the Illinois bar.


Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Eric A. Friedman, Robert Bickford, Charles Bjork, James Campbell, Giorgio Cometto, Alexandra Finch, Catherine Kane, Sarah Wetter & Lawrence O. Gostin, The Global Health and Care Worker Compact: Evidence Base and Policy Considerations, BMJ Glob. Health, no. e012337, July 25, 2023, at 1-12. [Gtown Law] [SSRN]