Miller, Christina

Curriculum Vitae
School Media Specialist & Head of Reference
Assistant Professor

Phone: 718-262-3809
Office Location: AC-3G05A


Degree Institution Field Dates
MS  Queens College (CUNY)  Literacy Education (5-12)  2012 
certificate  New York State Professional Certificate  Literacy Specialist (Grades 5-12)  2012 
MLS  Queens College (CUNY)  Library and Information Science  1991 
certificate  New York State Permanent Certificate  School Media Specialist (Library)  2007 
certificate  New York State Certification  Public Librarian  1991 
BA  York College (CUNY)  Economics  1983 
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).

Areas of Expertise

Information Literacy
Library Skills Instruction
Young Adult Librarianship
Literacy (Grades 5-12)

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Miller, Christina. "The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st Century Learner Lesson Plan Database." The Charleston Advisor. 15 October 2013: 5-10.

Miller, Christina. "Celebrating 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice (1813): Austen-Inspired Literature for Young Adults." Voice of Youth Advocates. 36 December 2013: 14-15.

Miller, Christina. "James C. Carlyle: Blinded at Weldon Railroad." Newsletter of the Irish Family History Forum. 24 (2014, February-April): 9-10.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Miller, Christina & Drobnicki, John A. "York College Library's School Media Specialist: A New Library Model for Easing the Transition from High School to College." The 21st Century Library. Forthcoming: .

Miller, Christina. "Lake View School Fire of 1908." Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History. Ed. Mitchell Newton-Matza, ABC-CLIO 2014: 191-192.

Miller, Christina. "Burzynski, Stanislaw." The Polish American Encyclopedia. Ed. James S. Pula. McFarland, 2011: 44-45.

Miller, Christina. "Cuyahoga River Fires." The U.S. Government and the Environment: A Reference Encyclopedia. Ed. Matthew Lindstrom, ABC-CLIO, 2011: 252-254.

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2014: 75.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2014: 66.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2013: 76.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2013: 67.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 62.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 68.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 90.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2013: 72.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2012: 487.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2012: 358.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2012: 274.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2012: 152.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2012: 79.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2012: 598.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2011: 526.

"Voice of Youth Advocates (Online Review)" Week of November 17, 2011: .

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2011: 388.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2011: 303.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2011: 290.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2011: 184.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2011: 58.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2011: 580.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2010: 481.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2010: 460.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2010: 251.

"New York Teacher" May 18, 2009: .


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" What Do You Collect? " 2014: York Library Exhibit.

" Studies are Newsworthy: High School Students Learn about Scientific Studies from Popular Media " August 14, 2014: IFLA Information Literacy Section Satellite Meeting. Facing the Future: Librarians and Information Literacy in a Changing Landscape (Limerick, Republic of Ireland).

" Introduction to the York College Library " May 8, 2014: York College Professor 101 (York College).

" Next Generation Literacy: Connecting the Everyday to the Academic (Co-Presenter Anamika Megwalu) " April 25, 2014: Information Literacy Summit-Into the Next Generation: The Future of Information Literacy (Moraine Valley Community College).

" Standards, Information Literacy, and Reading " November 2, 2013: The CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading/Writing Instruction (LaGuardia Community College).

" Creating Quality Lesson Plans and Reframing the Library Curriculum " October 29, 2013: Library Fall Conference, New York City School Library System (Citi Field).

" Reading and Learning Strategies for College Students (Co Presenter-Sandra Urban) " May 9, 2013: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (York College).

" Celebrating 200 Years of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE " 2013: York Library Exhibit.

" The Papers of Mrs. Katharine Elizabeth Pettit Beach " 2012: York Library Exhibit.

" Archival Treasures " 2011: York Library Exhibit.

" 'Picturing America' " 2010: York Library Exhibit.

" Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Charles Darwin's Birth " 2009: York Library Exhibit.

" Morocco " 2009: York Library Exhibit.

" South Asia " 2007: York Library Exhbiit.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

York College (CUNY) Senior Award in Anthropology: 1983.


National Endowment for the Humanities, Landmarks of American History Workshop-The Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland OH. July 19-24, 2009: $1050 Stipend.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Bookshelf. 2009: Books and educational materials.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Seminar-Newark Museum, Newark NJ. August 4-7, 2008: $500 Stipend.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Images. 2007: Posters and educational materials.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Recording Secretary, York College Alumni Association: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Using Standards-Based Lesson Plans to Transform the Curriculum: Professional Development, Queens H.S. for the Sciences at York College; November 5, 2013.

METRO High School to College Transition Special Interest Group (SIG): 2013-.

BYOL: Bring Your Own Lessons into the 21st Century (AASL e-Academy course): September, 2013.

Supervised Queen College (CUNY) Graduate School of Library and Information Studies Library Media Specialist Intern: July, 2010.

Junior Mathematics, Sciences & Humanities Symposium (York College), Judge: 2009.

York College Science & Mathematics Exposition, Judge: 2009.

National Genealogical Society (NGS): Member.

International Reading Association (IRA): Member.

New York Library Association (NYLA): Member.

York College Alumni Association: Member.

American Association of School Librarians (AASL): Member.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA): Member.

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL): Member.

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Miller, Christina

Miller, Christina
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