Faculty and Staff

List of Library faculty and staff members.

Department Chair

Kinyatti, NjokiKinyatti, Njoki
Associate Professor
718-262-2021
AC-3G04

Prof. Kinyatti has published numerous articles in reference books. Her research interests focus on gender discrimination in education and violence in Africa with a special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).  She is also interested in school libraries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Full-Time Faculty

Cleary, DanielCleary, Daniel
Assistant Professor
718-262-2037
AC-3G01A

Professor Cleary's current research interests include open  access journals and their effect on library collections, faculty publishing patterns and student bibliographies.  He has one peer reviewed article published on this subject.  Library facility development in a planned urban environment and public informations's effect on urban development is another area of research interest.  Professor Cleary is contributing book reviews to Choice.

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Drobnicki, JohnDrobnicki, John
Professor
718-262-2025
AC-3G02A

A Library faculty member at York since 1995, Prof. Drobnicki has written articles about historical topics as well as the presence of Holocaust-denial literature and other controversial materials in libraries, in addition to biographical profiles in various subject encyclopedias. He has been reviewing books since 1991, and has been a reviewer for Choice since 1994.

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Kinyatti, NjokiKinyatti, Njoki
Associate Professor
718-262-2021
AC-3G04

Prof. Kinyatti has published numerous articles in reference books. Her research interests focus on gender discrimination in education and violence in Africa with a special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).  She is also interested in school libraries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Megwalu, AnamikaMegwalu, Anamika
Assistant Professor
718-262-2302
AC-3G07

Prof. Megwalu has conducted research and published articles on Science lessons for elementary school students and use of Second Life in teaching and learning. She has recently published journal articles on teaching strategies for reference librarians. Currently, she is conducting research on Online Scholarly Communication and has presented a paper at the 9th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society.

Prof. Megwalu decided to become the Subject Editor of Computer and Information Technologies for Resources for College Libraries (RCL) after receiving an invitation from the Project Editor of RCL of ACRL/ CHOICE.

Besides teaching and research, Prof. Megwalu is also involved in public service concerning literacy for the underprivileged. In 2012, she organized a book drive and helped establish the first-ever library through African Library Project for the children of Mikundi Primary School in Malawi.

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Miller, ChristinaMiller, Christina
Assistant Professor
718-262-3809
AC-3G05A
Christina Miller is a school media specialist and York Library's High School Librarian; York College Library serves as the library for the Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. In addition to sharing her expertise in information sources and search methods with York's students, Miller is a reviewer for VOICE OF YOUTH ADVOCATES (VOYA).
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Sarwar, JahedSarwar, Jahed
Systems Administrator
718-262-5218
AC-3G03C

Mr. Sarwar's interests are in the areas of computer sciences and technologies. He has presented his knowledge and liaison between academic and information technology department; interacts with staffs from IT Helpdesk to ensure that systems issues are reported and followed-up on.

His is specialized and contributes to a team of professionals dedicated to provide support in relation to network, operating systems, and applications. He is inquisitive and eager to learn more new skills, to take more responsibilities especially in terms of techniques, technology in the information technology world, which is a very fast changing environment.

Being a System Administrator Mr. Sarwar currently working at York College Library's IT systems which provides technical supports to the Library in high volume of faculty and students using PC's and workstations within Network, hardware/software troubleshooting, ability to recognize problem situations and work with technology teams for resolution.

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Sheidlower, ScottSheidlower, Scott
Associate Professor
718-262-2017
AC-2G02

Prof. Sheidlower has published several biographical articles relating to various topics from terrorism to American cinema. He has just published a book on using humor to teach information literacy which he co-wrote with Joshua Vossler of Carolina Coastal University in Conway, South Carolina. He has presented at several conferences as both an invited keynote speaker and a panelist on topics ranging from humor and teaching in the library to working with the disabled in library settings.

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Su, DiSu, Di
Associate Professor
718-262-2031
AC-3G05

Research interests include library instruction, information literacy, reference databases, Internet resources, classical music, business, and sports. Published several articles and edited two books relating to these fields.

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Professor Emeriti

Young, HopeYoung, Hope
Professor Emerita
718-262-2034
AC-3G05

Prof. Young has written several biographical articles for reference books, as well as contributing articles about Serials and Interlibrary Loan to the Library newsletter.

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Part-Time Faculty

 Krepp, Kenneth, Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Lucas, Pamela, Adjunct Lecturer

 Simpson, Todd, Adjunct Assistant Professor

College Laboratory Technician

Staff

 Avila, Grace, Assistant to HEO, Manager of Circulation & Reserve

 Dunne, Rose, Staff, Cataloging

 Hilton, Travis, CUNY Office Assistant

 James, Myra, Staff, Chief Librarian's Office

 Main Number, Library, Main Number

 McMillan, Toni, CUNY Office Assistant

 Meyers, Vickitoy, Secretary to the Chief Librarian