Information Technology Staff
Darcy Kirk
Associate Dean for Library and Technology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Distinguished Professor of Law, Dean's Office
Office: Library 325
Phone: 860-570-5109

Associate Dean Kirk directs all library operations and oversees information systems serving the entire Law School community. In June 2014, Dean Kirk's responsibilities were expanded to include academic affairs.

Jessica de Perio Wittman
Director, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 233C
Phone: 860-570-5158

Jessica oversees the day-to-day operations of the information technology systems, equipment and services for the law school campus. Jessica also teaches Advanced Legal Research and Law Practice & Technology at the Law School.  She received her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and her M.L.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to arriving to UConn, Jessica was the Assistant Director for Academic Technology at The John Marshall Law School, and was responsible for managing classroom technology, distance education, and media services. She has also created and taught distance education courses at the University of Florida Law School and at The John Marshall Law School. Jessica is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and Law Librarians of New England (LLNE).  She currently serves as Vice Chair, Computing Services Special Interest Section (CS-SIS) for AALL.

Ricardo Mardales
Assistant Director, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 233B
Phone: 860-570-5158

Ricardo is assistant director for information technology services at the Law School. He is an experienced IT professional with many years in the academic technology field and provides technical support in a wide range of IT services for the Law School community. Ricardo received his M.S. in computer science and engineering and M.A. in educational technology from UConn, and his B.S. in computer science/mathematics from Central Connecticut State University. His interests include user/server technical support, databases, classroom and educational technology. 

Christine Aschenbrenner
Network Manager/Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 233A
Phone: 860-570-5158

Christine maintains the law school's networking systems and operations to academic, administrative, and student users.   Christine is responsible for managing  helpdesk operations, systems and equipment, hardware, software,  and network services.   She received her B.A. from Eastern Connecticut State University and has many years of experience in academic and corporate information technology administration.

Donald W. Babcock
Web Programmer / Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 232A
Phone: 860-570-5158

Donald oversees the hardware and software which power the website and provides programming for many of the web-based services offered at UConn Law. He serves as an integral part of the Information Technology Services team. Donald holds a BS-CIS from Bentley University and was the business manager of a Connecticut family law firm for eight years prior to joining the UConn Law family.

Michael Lenn
Computer Technical Support Consultant, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 232A
Phone: 860-570-5158

As a computer technical support consultant, Michael provides audiovisual support for our campus classrooms, courtrooms, and event spaces.  He also provides support for the law school's distance learning classes and lecture capture systems.  Michael also provides technology training for faculty, staff, and students.