Deborah Caldwell-Stone
B.A., J.D.

American Library Association
Office for Intellectual Freedom

Deborah Caldwell-Stone is the Director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Executive Director of the Freedom to Read Foundation. She is a former appellate litigator who works closely with librarians, trustees, and educators on a wide range of intellectual freedom issues. She advises ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee and its Privacy Subcommittee on law and policy concerns and has served on the faculty of the ALA-sponsored Lawyers for Libraries and Law for Librarians workshops. She is a contributor to the 9th edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual and teaches the ALA Editions’ e-course, “Privacy, Libraries, Patrons, and the Law.”