Stewart Caton


Professor of Practice

College of Law

Stewart Caton is a  Professor of Practice at UNT Dallas College of Law. Caton teaches legal research and advance legal research courses, and he provides reference assistance to students and faculty at the College of Law.

Caton joined the College of Law in 2015 from the University of Washington, where he was an intern in the law librarianship program. Caton received his Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington, his J.D. from the University of Oregon, and his B.A. from California State University Stanislaus. He was selected as a 2018 Fellow in the American Association of Law Libraries Leadership Academy.

Caton began his law library career while a law student employed at the University of Oregon - John E. Jaqua Law Library. Soon after graduating, he began working at the Stanislaus County Law Library in Modesto, CA, where he assisted judges, attorneys, and self-represented litigants. After two years at the Stanislaus County Law Library, he completed a one-year internship at the law librarianship program at the University of Washington, where, in addition to furthering his education, he provided reference assistance to the general public, students, and faculty. As part of law librarianship program, Caton spent an additional six weeks interning at the University of California Berkeley Law Library.

Caton has written in Legal Reference Services Quarterly and the Law Library Journal. Caton is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Dallas Association of Law Librarians, and the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries.