Associate Professor/Librarian II (2005 to present), Assistant Professor/Librarian I, Seton Hall University Libraries, South Orange, NJ (1999-2005)
As Catalog Coordinator: Department supervisor. Areas of responsibilities include: cataloging print and electronic materials for the University Libraries (Walsh Library, Seminary Library, Special Collections). Original cataloger for West European language and Slavic monographs. Created and maintain a Web-accessible faculty publications database for Seton Hall University. Team-based project with the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center to digitize the print run of the Chesterton Review.
As Bibliographer and Instructional Librarian: Subject specialist for Departments of English, Modern Languages and Literatures, Classical Studies and Russian and East European Studies program. Collection development. Library instruction. Team-based project with English Department to incorporate Web-based library instruction into the undergraduate curriculum.
Co-Director, Women's Studies Program, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ (2006-)
Adjunct Professor, Whitehead School of Diplomacy, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ (Fall 2005, 2006) Diplomacy 1002. 2006 syllabus 2005 syllabus
Lecturer, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication, Information and Library Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (Fall 2006) Information Resources in the Social Sciences. 2006 syllabus
Instructor, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY (Summer session 2004)
Online Russian Research. Sample lesson plan for research in the humanities.
Instructor, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY (Summer session 2003)Instructor, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY (Summer session 2002)
Research and the Internet. Sample lesson plan for research in the social sciences.
Russian Internet Resources.
Reference/Instruction Librarian, Guggenheim Library, Monmouth University, Monmouth, NJ (Spring semester 1999)
Reference Librarian, Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ (Summer 1998)
Freelance Writer/Editor, NY, NY (1985-1995)
Editor, Macfadden Publishing Group, NY, NY (1980-1985)
Ph.D., Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University, New York, NY (2006). Dissertation: The Vita Constantini as Literary and Linguistic Construct for the Early Slavs. M.Phil., Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University, New York, NY (2003). M.L.S., School of Communication, Information and Library Service, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (1999). M.A., Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University, NY, NY (1995). B.A., Department of English Literature,Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT (1979).
Additional graduate work: Internship, New York Public Library, Slavic and Baltic Division (Fall 1998). Certificate (advanced intermediate) Croatian language, University of Zagreb (1996). Visiting scholar, Yale University, New Haven, CT (Fall semester 1995). Certificate (level 8) Russian language, Indiana University at Bloomington (Summer 1994).
Russian, Croatian, Polish, French, Italian, Latin, Church Slavic, ancient Greek, ancient Hebrew.
Consulted on U.S. open access policies for the Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2004)
Editor (2004-2006), Associate Editor (2002-2004), Library Administration & Management
Freelance Writer/Editor (1985-1995)
Editor, Macfadden Publishing Group (1980-1985)
Awards, Fellowships and Grants
Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant in Library Science, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zadar, Croatia (2007)
Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant in Library Science, Centre National de Coordination et de Planification de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique, Morocco (2003) Description of program activities
Other External Grants and Fellowships
Columbia University Rose Raskin Fund Stipend (2005)
Dumbarton Oaks short-term residency (2005)
Dumbarton Oaks short-term residency (2004)
Association of College and Research Libraries travel stipend for Frankfurt, Germany book fair (2003)
New Jersey Association of Library Assistants Recognition Award for a Library Administrator Supportive of Staff (2004)
New Jersey Library Association's College and University Section's Research Award (2002)
New Jersey Library Association's College and University Section's Award for Technology Innovation in Libraries (2002)
Rutgers School of Communication, Information and Library Service Beta Phi Mu Honor Society Scholarship (1998)