- Director of Technology and Innovation
B.A., English Literature, UCLA, 2005
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2012
M.L.I.S., University of Arizona, 2018
M.S., Arizona State University, 2022
Sean A. Harrington, the Director of Technology and Innovation at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, combines a profound background in law and technology, rooted in a lifelong passion for computer science. Born and raised in Southern California, Sean pursued a diverse educational path, initially graduating with a BA in English Literature from UCLA. He then furthered his education with a JD from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, followed by a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Science in Data Analytics from Arizona State University. This foundational knowledge positioned him to be a frontrunner in incorporating technology within the legal sphere.
In recent years, Sean has focused on authoring works discussing the intersections of AI in legal research and its integration within law school curricula. Beyond his academic pursuits, Sean possesses a rich international experience, having spent a semester in Paris, France for studies, and extending his educational impact by teaching English as a foreign language in both Japan and China. These experiences have equipped him with a global perspective, significantly influencing his approach and contributions to the field of legal education and technology innovation.