M.A., University of Georgia
B.A., Mercer University
David Anson Rutland joined the University of Georgia School of Law in 2018 as the collection services manager in the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. He is responsible for managing workflow and processing materials in Collection Services as well as coordinating gift management.
Rutland comes to UGA from Georgia State University, where he worked as a library associate overseeing its stacks management for the last six years. Prior to that, he was a law library assistant at the School of Law from 2005 to 2011. He also served as a volunteer secretary and executive board member of the nonprofit Georgia Benefits Counsel for more than five years.
With advanced and intermediate fluency in a multiple languages including German, Modern Greek, Afrikaans and Dutch, Rutland has used his skills to review translations for the Afrikaans student edition of Encyclopedia Britannica. He also taught German at an elementary school.
Rutland earned his bachelor’s degree from Mercer University, his master’s degree from UGA and his Ph.D. (all but dissertation) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.